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Abbots Bromley

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Abbots Bromley is a village and civil parish within the English county of Staffordshire, England. Abbots Bromley was rated the best place to live in the Midlands by the Sunday Times.

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Google previewStaffordshire general & commercial directory, by W. Parson and T. Bradshaw (1818)

by William Parson, Thomas Bradshaw (of Belfast.)

ABBOTS BROMLEY Is an ancient market-town of Pirehill South, situated fiVt miles north-east of Rugeley. It is an irregular decayed place, without manufactures or trade, and took its name from the Abbey of Bromley, in the neighbourhood.

Google previewA Topographical History of Staffordshire (1817)

Including Its Agriculture, Mines and Manufactures. Memoirs of Eminent Natives; Statistical Tables; and Every Species of Information Connected with the Local History of the County. With a Succinct Account of the Rise and Progress of the Staffordshire Potteries by William Pitt

ABBOTS BROMLEY Is an ancient market-town of Pirehill South, situated five miles north-east of Rugeley. It is an irregular decayed place, without manufactures or trade, and took its name from the Abbey of Brom- ley, in the neighbourhood.

Google previewThe End to End Trail (2014)

A long distance trail from Lands End to John O'Groats by Andy Robinson

Abbots Bromley is a pretty little village with shops and pubs. Its main claim to fame is the Horn Dance, enacted each September, when six local men wearing ancient reindeer antlers dance round the parish all day, drinking beer to keep them ...

Google previewThey Do What? A Cultural Encyclopedia of Extraordinary and Exotic Customs from around the World (2014)

A Cultural Encyclopedia of Extraordinary and Exotic Customs from around the World by Javier A. Galván

ABBOTS BROMLEY HORN DANCE The Abbots Bromley Horn Dance is one of the oldest and most celebrated of English folk calendar customs, and it takes place only once a year. The dance is performed annually in the village of Abbots ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English Folklore (2000)

by Jacqueline Simpson, Stephen Roud

Abbots Bromley Horn Dance. A unique *calendar custom which takes place in Abbots Bromley, Staffordshire, on the Monday following the first Sunday after 4 September, the day of the village *wakes. The team is made up of six dancers, each ...

Google previewThe Edinburgh gazetteer, or geographical dictionary: containing a description of the various countries, kingdoms, states, cities, towns, mountains, &c. of the world (1827)

an account of the government, customs, and religion of the inhabitants; the boundaries and natural productions of each country, &c. &c. Forming a complete body of geography, physical, political, statistical, and commercial in six volumes. With addenda: containg the present state of the new governments in South America, the Burmese empire, a summary of the recent voyages and travels in the East, North America, and in Africa, with the last population returns of 1821

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Google previewThe Dictionary of Magic & Mystery (2012)

by Melusine Draco

Abbots Bromley: Thescene of theannual Horn Dance, which takes placeon thefirst Sunday after 4 th September .

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