Brackley has its very own poet – Mary Leapor

Mary Leapor was born in 1722 and lived mostly of her life in Goose Green. Her memorial is located – in St Peter’s church in the Lady Chapel should you wish to visit. If reusing this resource (as I am) please attribute as follows: Poems upon several occasions: By Mrs....

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Why visit Brackley?

Brackley is a great and thriving town located in south Northants at the heart of an area bounded by centres such as Oxford, Northampton and Milton Keynes, with easy links to the M40 and M1. It has a rich history and some great places to see and explore both within the...

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The Town of Brackley? Well, where’s that then?

The Town of Brackley? Well, where’s that then? Off the M40, near junction 10. Anything special to be found in this place? It’s now the home of Mercedes since Brawn set the pace. And what of the history, anything old? It has a licence for jousting, or so it’s been...

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Brackley Market Town…..

Close to Oxfordshire, Northamptonshire and Buckinghamshire 3 miles from Stowe landscape gardens 5 miles from Silverstone 7 miles from Buckingham Market 9 miles from Towcester Racecourse 10 miles from Bicester Village 19 miles from Oxford 22 miles from Northampton...

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Brackley – A wry little look at the history of the town

Brackley’s earliest history dates from the Iron Age with evidence of settlements found near Mill Lane and Castle Lane whilst traces of two Roman villas have been found, by a remarkable co-incidence. at Roman Way. Brackley developed as a village around 600 AD when a...

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