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Despite a population of less than 300, Ladbroke's history is full of characters and stories.  Did you know 

  • Ladbroke church is over 700 years old. The inside was renovated by the famous Victorian architect, Sir George Gilbert Scott.
  • A hoard of Roman coins was discovered in a Ladbroke field.
  • The Domesday Book records that in 1086 Ladbroke was a thriving community bigger than Birmingham.
  • Much of the village was owned by Robert Catesby, leader of the Gunpowder Plot.
  • Prisoners of War were held in Ladbroke during WW1 and WW2.
  • A huge ammonite fossil was found here in 2013.
  • There are more than 50 bird species in the parish.


Get a village map**, village trail leaflet** or information about thatching below.
There is more information about the church, people and nature in other sections of this website.

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