Bratton, Wiltshire

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Coordinates: 51°16′N 2°07′W / 51.27°N 02.12°W / 51.27; -02.12

Bratton
Bratton.jpg
Village centre
Bratton is located in Wiltshire
Bratton
Bratton
 Bratton shown within Wiltshire
Population 1,199 (in 2001)
OS grid reference ST9152
Shire county Wiltshire
Region South West
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town WESTBURY
Postcode district BA13
Police Wiltshire
Fire Wiltshire
Ambulance Great Western
EU Parliament South West England
List of places
UK
England
Wiltshire

Bratton is a village and civil parish, near Westbury, in the English county of Wiltshire.

Administrative unit[edit]

It formed part of the ancient parish of Westbury until 1892.

Archeology[edit]

The Westbury White Horse and the massive earthworks of Bratton castle (or Camp) Iron Age hill fort are both in Bratton parish.

Historic building[edit]

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.

Notable residents[edit]

See also[edit]

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ Burke's Peerage and Gentry records - http://www.burkes-peerage.net/familyhomepage.aspx?FID=0&FN=MOOREJEREMY

External links[edit]

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