Bruisyard

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Introduction

The village is noted for the Grade 1 listed church of St Peter's which has a round tower dating from Saxon times. It was recorded in Domesday as "Buresiart".

Bruisyard College was founded in 1354, but replaced by a Franciscan nunnery in 1366. The nunnery was dissolved in 1539.

The new village hall has a license to sell alcohol and the locals have a pub evening on every Thursday night where they sell bottled real ale, all are welcome to attend.

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Acknowledgements

Some historical information from English Heritage's National Monuments Record.

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