Church Brampton

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Always a small settlement, and with no evidence of ever been able to support a shop or public house, Church Brampton along with Harlestone is now one of the Counties most desirable villages.  The old part of the village contains some attractive cottages, but there has been much building of substantial modern properties since the second world war.  No doubt a lot of this development has been due to the proximity of one of the earliest County Golf Courses. 

Originally one village with Chapel Brampton, and known as Brantone, they split during the middle ages, and it became Brampton Magna, before adopting its present name from the mother church which stands at the western end of the parish.  Just below the church is a memorial cross given by Richard Loader of Maidwell Hall in honour of this village which sent to the first world war the highest percentage of volunteers of any village in the county.