Sir John Colville.

A Memory of Broughton

This was the house occupied in the 1970s and 1980s by Sir John Colville, Assistant Private Secretary to 3 Prime Ministers, and Principal Private Secretary to Sir Winston Churchill when he was Prime Minister 1951-53 and in the 1940s to the then Princess Elizabeth. The church dates back until at least Norman times; the marks discovered on the hands of the clock are of more recent origin according to the village scoutmaster in the 1940s and 1950s, Mr George Butler.

A memory shared by Thomas Dowthwaite , on Oct 6th, 2010.

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