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Old brickwork at Oxnead Lock

The decaying brickwork of the Oxnead Lock. According to Edwin Rose (writing in 1993 as part of the Norfolk Archaeological team at Gressenahll) this brickwork was probably built in 1851 when the Mill was refurbished, although it is possible that … Continue reading

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Brampton Autumn – bronze

A few sharp frosts in recent days have nipped the leaves off the Sycamore and the Ash trees, but the Oak leaves have just turned a rich burnished bronze. This one, on the south side of Keeper’s Wood gently glows … Continue reading

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Oxnead in Winter

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Brampton Spring: Owls on Maundy Thursday

On the evening of Maundy Thursday Oxnead was quiet. It was bright and slightly chilly Spring evening. A single Roedeer nibbled at growing reed tips on the Drying Ground. This area is part of the Common which was, at one … Continue reading

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Sketch of a Saturday morning on Oxnead meadow

Gulls rise from their overnight roost on Oxnead’s banks. It is the first Saturday of 2015. What remains of the Paston’s palatial mansion – one grand wing, a small church, a cottage and a scattering of more recent architectural follies … Continue reading

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Brampton and Oxnead Parish Council win POLLING STATION reprieve

The threat to our Polling Station in Brampton Village Hall has been lifted at least for the time being. Broadland DC were reviewing smaller polling stations with a view to merging them. Their preferred option for us was that our … Continue reading

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Chimney Sweep day : October 10th

We have a chimney sweep spending a full day in Brampton and Oxnead on 10th October. He is prepared to do chimneys at the discounted price of £35 each. Please let me know through this site if you would like … Continue reading

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Celebrate the Aylsham Navigation in August

August 26th 2012 is the 100th anniversary of the Aylsham Navigations closure due to a massive flood which occured on that date in 1912. The Navigation was on the Bure and there were locks at Horstead, Buxton, Oxnead, Burgh and … Continue reading

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Brampton, Norfolk

This web-site is for the village of Brampton, Norfolk. This site is dedicated to Brampton and has links for both residents and visitors. The intention is to provide information, news and community based material. The village is linked through the … Continue reading

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