Keys to the Past

Local History

Branxton (Northumberland)

Site of the Battle of Flodden Field, Branxton. Photo by Northumberland County Council.
Site of the Battle of Flodden Field, Branxton. Photo by Northumberland County Council.

The parish of Branxton lies in north Northumberland, close to the Scottish border, within the region known as Glendale. The name Branxton derives from a personal name `Brannoc'. It seems to have had a very quiet history until the 16th century, lying as it

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