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Brewood Town Information




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Locals pronounce Brewood as ‘Brude’. The old Roman road of Watling Street is a mile away. Go a little further and you will find Boscobel House where Charles II famously hid in a great oak tree (the ‘Royal Oak’) following his defeat at the Battle of Worcester. The house is a one-time hunting lodge and was built in the 1630s by John Gifford on the site of an earlier timber-framed farmhouse. As well as the king, it sheltered many fleeing Catholic priests. Brewood’s Anglican church dates to the 12th century and has a peel of eight bells. Its Victorian Roman Catholic Church was built under the direction of Pugin.

Boscobel House - Photo © Pam Brophy
Boscobel House - Photo: Pam Brophy CCL








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