Braunston, The Green c.1955

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Leaving Daventry northwards along the London to Holyhead turnpike, we arrive at Braunston, the hub of the canal network. From here you can travel to London, Birmingham, Leicester, Oxford and Stratford upon Avon by canal. At the top of the High Street stands the old National School, now the Village Hall (centre). After the new school was built in 1967, part of this building was used as a branch library for Braunston.

Memories of Braunston

Houses

The houses on the right hand side were not demolished when the new buildings were put up. They still exist and have recently been renovated.

A memory of Braunston

Poem From Railway Book

Reading a book about the old railway line that went through Braunston station and came upon this poem. Its autumn time in Braunston And now the forager swears The cattle rise and listen In the valleys far and near And blush at what they hear. written by Hugh Kingsmill 1889-1949

Bragborough Hall

If any one has memories from parents about Bragborough Hall as a nursing home during the last war myself and many others who were Bragborough babies would love to hear from you. Terence Wilcox

1941

I was born at Bragborough Hall in 1941 when it was used as a maternity home for mothers from London. My mother came from one of the nearby villages. If anyone has any memories of the hall I would love to know.

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