Bratton shown within Wiltshire
|Population||1,248 (in 2011)|
|OS grid reference|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|EU Parliament||South West England|
It formed part of the ancient parish of Westbury until 1892.
- In the village
- A commemorative plaque, complete with industrial cog and brick wall, unveiled in 1993 for the R & J Reeves & Sons Iron Works.
- A war memorial in the form of a step-based cross
- On Westbury Hill
- The Battle of Ethandun Memorial – a large sarsen stone summounting a base of cemented pebbles, unveiled in 2000.
- The Queen Elizabeth II golden jubilee beacon placed in 2002.
- A topograph overlooking the Lafarge cement works chimney dating from 1968.
- Westbury White Horse – hill figure
- Bratton Castle – Iron Age hillfort
Roughly a mile west of Bratton is the Lafarge Cement Works with its 400ft chimney. The iron works in Bratton too had a much smaller, but still large chimney. There is sometimes confusion over the two when concerning the "Bratton Chimney".
Significant buildings in the village are St James's Church, Bratton House, Bratton Baptist Chapel, The Duke public house, Hillworth Stores (village shop), and the Court House, used by Judge Jeffreys at the time of Monmouth's Rebellion. It also has a school, Bratton Primary School, at the centre.
- Rev. George Whitaker (educator)
- Sir Horace Seymour (1885–1978), British diplomat, Ambassador to China
- Major General Sir Jeremy Moore (1928–2007), Commander of British land forces during the Falklands War lived in the village for over 20 years until his death
- Jack Lauterwasser (Cyclist) (1904–2003), Olympic silver medal winner at the 1928 Olympics, Amsterdam.
- "Wiltshire Community History - Census". Wiltshire Council. Retrieved 29 August 2014.
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