Drakes Broughton

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Drakes Broughton
Drakes Broughton Church - geograph.org.uk - 926442.jpg
St Barnabas
Drakes Broughton is located in Worcestershire
Drakes Broughton
Drakes Broughton
Location within Worcestershire
Shire county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townPershore
Postcode districtWR10
EU ParliamentWest Midlands
List of places
52°08′02″N 2°06′34″W / 52.133821°N 2.109466°W / 52.133821; -2.109466Coordinates: 52°08′02″N 2°06′34″W / 52.133821°N 2.109466°W / 52.133821; -2.109466

Drakes Broughton is a village in Worcestershire, England. The village is located on the B4084 road (previously the A44) 2 miles north-west of Pershore and 7 miles south-east of Worcester. The village has two pubs; the Old Oak and the Plough and Harrow. Its school, St Barnabas, contains a Pre-School, First School and a Middle School, which then feeds into Pershore High School in nearby Pershore. Drakes Broughton has a recreation ground, on which the village’s football teams play.[1] The recreation ground is situated next to the village's church, St Barnabas School, and the village hall. Drakes Broughton has other amenities including a general store, hairdressers, and a fish and chip shop.

The village gave its name to an early composition by Elgar, written in about 1878, a hymn tune with words by Francis Stanfield (1835-1914).[2]


  1. ^ "Drakes Broughton Rangers FC". Drakes Broughton Rangers FC. Archived from the original on 2012-02-09. Retrieved 2012-02-15.
  2. ^ Drakes Broughton in A. E. Tozer's Catholic Hymns, 3rd ed., 1898