NT8937 : St. Paul's Church, Branxton

taken 7 years ago, near to Branxton, Northumberland, Great Britain

St. Paul's Church, Branxton
St. Paul's Church, Branxton
The church was originally built in the late C12th or early C13th but was largely rebuilt in 1849 LinkExternal link
In the early C19th a burial pit was discovered in the churchyard along with a number of medieval silver coins. The remains are thought to have been victims of the Battle of Flodden Field LinkExternal link
There is an excellent audio history of the Church and its part in The battle of Flodden Field, by the Vicar, for download here LinkExternal link
The Battle of Flodden Field :: NT8837
Also called the Battle of Branxton Moor. It was fought on September 9th 1513 between an invading Scots army under King James IV and an English army commanded by Thomas Howard, Earl of Surrey. It ended in a victory for the English and was the largest battle (in terms of numbers) fought between the two nations.

Wikipedia: LinkExternal link
UK battlefields Trust: LinkExternal link
The Remembering Flodden Project: LinkExternal link
Flodden Archaeology: LinkExternal link
Our Past History: LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Friday, 25 June, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 27 June, 2010
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Church   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 8921 3749 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:37.8514N 2:10.3760W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NT 8921 3745
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