Stoke Bruerne, Northamptonshire, NN12 7SB
Date of visit: 21st February 2020
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Stoke Bruerne is a small village and civil parish in South Northamptonshire, England about 10 miles (16 km) north of Milton Keynes and 7 miles (11 km) south of Northampton.
Stoke Bruerne is mentioned in the Domesday Book in 1086 as “Stoche” meaning “an outlying farmstead or hamlet”. The form “Stokbruer” is used in 1254 being a suffix by the “Briwere” family of the Manor House. The village is fairly typical for this area of south Northamptonshire containing many traditional stone and thatched cottages. The village’s main claim to fame is its situation on the Grand Union Canal making it a favourite destination for tourists. The population is split 196 male and 199 female in 169 households (2001 census).
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Location – UK Postcode NN12 7SB
Location – OS Grid Ref: 474317, 249851
Location – Latitude / Longditude: 52.141966, -0.915458
Location – Northing / Westing 52°08’31.1″N 0°54’55.7″W