Broughton Hackett

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Broughton Hackett
The March Hare Inn, Broughton Hackett.jpg
The March Hare Inn, Broughton Hackett
Broughton Hackett is located in Worcestershire
Broughton Hackett
Broughton Hackett
Location within Worcestershire
Population173 
Civil parish
  • Broughton Hackett
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townWorcester
Postcode districtWR7
EU ParliamentWest Midlands
List of places
UK
England
Worcestershire
52°11′17″N 2°06′41″W / 52.187944°N 2.111349°W / 52.187944; -2.111349Coordinates: 52°11′17″N 2°06′41″W / 52.187944°N 2.111349°W / 52.187944; -2.111349

Broughton Hackett is a village and civil parish in the Wychavon district of the county of Worcestershire, England. It is about 5 miles east of the city of Worcester, on the A422 (Worcester–Stratford road) and according to the 2001 census had a population of 173.

The village lies on the A422 road from Worcester to Alcester and alongside the Bow Brook river.

History[edit]

The lands came under Pershore Abbey and then under the manor of Hampton Lovett. The village church of St. Leonard is thought to date back to the 14th century. [1]

Amenities[edit]

The village has a pub, the March Hare Inn. The village also has Saint Leonards Church with bells dating back to the early 1300s.[2]

Governance[edit]

The village comes under the Upton Snodsbury ward of Wychavon District Council, and the Upton Snodsbury division of Worcestershire County Council. The village is represented by the district councillor, Linda Robinson. The parliamentary constituency is Mid Worcestershire. In the recent local elections Linda Robinson held her ward, beating the Liberal Democrats.

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