Northleach, a charming village near Stow on the Wold

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Northleach in the Cotswolds

Northleach lies on a plateau in a sheltered position 9 miles from Stow-on-the-Wold. It is a largely under-developed Cotswold village. The village's spacious central square is surrounded by rows of late-medieval cottages.

Church of St Peter and St Paul, Northleach   One of the oustanding features of Northleach is The Church of St Peter and St Paul which was erected in the fifteenth century at the height of the wool boom. The are many "wool churches" in the area, and this particular church has a collection of memorial brasses inlaid in the nave floor marking the tombs of the merchants whose endowments paid for the church. It is one of the most impressive of the Cotswold "wool churches"

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Cotteswold House, Northleach

Cotteswold House a Grade II listed building over 400 years old. The Victorians redesigned the facade but once inside the front door a very different scene meets the eye. The dining room has a beamed ceiling (the timbers possibly reused from old ships) and 16th century wood panelling. The archway leading to the staircase is Tudor and the stone fireplace in the main bedroom dates from 1620.

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Cotswolds towns and villages

Bibury   Home to the famous and picturesque Arlington Row
Bourton on the Water   Bourton on the Water is sometimes known as "The Venice of the Cotswolds"
Broadway   One of the most beautiful villages in the Cotswolds, and probably England
Burford   Burford is a beautiful town on the river Windrush
Chipping Campden   An historic town with impressive buildings such as one of the finest wool churches
Chipping Norton   The highest town in Oxfordshire and sometimes known as "The Gateway To The Cotswolds"
Cirencester   One of the oldest and most beautiful market towns in the country
Fairford   Gloucestershire town, probably most famous for being the home of RAF Fairford
Lechlade   Lechlade is a small market town on the southern borders of the Cotswolds
Moreton in Marsh   Moreton-in-Marsh is in the heart of the Cotswolds, located at the head of the beautiful Evenlode valley<
Nailsworth   Situated about 4 miles from Stroud, Nailsworth is a charming town with winding streets and a plentiful supply of nooks and crannies to explore
Northleach   A charming, under-developed Cotswold village
South Cerney   One of the largest villages in the Cotswolds
Stow-on-the-Wold   Stands along the old Roman Fosse Way on a 700 foot high hill
Stroud   The oldest market town in Gloucestershire
Tetbury   A centre for antique shops and home to The Market House built in 1655<< /font>
Westonbirt   Home to the world famous Westonbirt Arboretum
Witney   Famous for Witney blankets
Woodstock   Home to Blenheim Palace, birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill
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Northleach Blog
‘Friends’ complete purchase of Old Prison
Residents in Northleach and further afield were celebrating on Thursday 18 July after completing the purchase of the town’s historic Old Prison building from Cotswold District Council. CDC announce... [more]
Posted : 18/07/2013 21:54:46

‘Friends of Cotswolds’ are preferred bidders for Old Prison, Northleach
Cotswold District Council has announced that the ‘Friends of the Cotswolds’ are the preferred bidders to take over the ownership of the iconic Old Prison building which is situated on the A429 at Nort... [more]
Posted : 28/06/2012 11:00:30

Vacation Chamber Orchestras
Posted : 23/06/2012 00:12:57

CDC will look for community benefits when it sells Northleach Prison
Posted : 01/03/2012 13:40:28

Firefighters Find Body At Blaze In Hampnett
Posted : 25/10/2007 15:20:56

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