Newton Bromswold
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St Peter's Church
Newton Bromswold is located in Northamptonshire
Newton Bromswold
Newton Bromswold
Location within Northamptonshire
Population62 (2001)
OS grid referenceSP9965
Shire county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townRushden
Postcode districtNN10
Dialling code01933
AmbulanceEast Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
52°16′43″N 0°32′35″W / 52.2787°N 0.5430°W / 52.2787; -0.5430civil parish about 1.9 miles (3.1 km) east of Rushden in Northamptonshire, England, adjacent to the border with Bedfordshire. At the 2001 census the parish's population was 62 people in 27 households.[1] The population remained less than 100 at the 2011 Census and is included in the town of Rushden. It is near the villages of Wymington, Chelveston, Knotting, Knotting Green, Yielden and Melchbourne. There is a pub and a small church. The village takes its name from the forest which once stood where the village is today, called Bruneswald Forest.

The Swan public house

The village pub features in one of local author H.E. Bates's novels, and was frequented by US bomber pilots from nearby RAF Chelveston in the war. it has its own car park, a garden and a games room.

St. Peter's Church

The village's church, named for Saint Peter, is known for its exquisite medieval stained glass. The church has three bells, one of which is unmarked and it is thought to be over 500 years old.


External links

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