Broome, Worcestershire

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Broome
Cottages in Broome.jpg
Broome is located in Worcestershire
Broome
Broome
Broome shown within Worcestershire
Population 338 
Civil parish
  • Broome
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Stourbridge
Postcode district DY9
EU Parliament West Midlands
List of places
UK
England
Worcestershire
52°24′14″N 2°08′42″W / 52.403964°N 2.145102°W / 52.403964; -2.145102Coordinates: 52°24′14″N 2°08′42″W / 52.403964°N 2.145102°W / 52.403964; -2.145102

Broome is a village and civil parish in the Wyre Forest District of Worcestershire, England. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 338.[1] The village is situated just south of the border with West Midlands and includes the village of Broome as well as the hamlets of Hackmans Gate and Yieldingtree.

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Broome like this:

BROOM, a parish in Kidderminster district, Worcester; 1 mile E of Churchill r. station, and 3½ S of Stourbridge. Post Town, Churchill, under Kidderminster. Acres, 716. Real property, £1,726. Pop., 118. Houses, 24. The property is divided among a few. Broom House is a chief residence. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Worcester. Value, £320.* Patron, J. G. Bourne, Esq. The church is a brick structure, with a tower; and contains a marble monument by Flaxman.[2]

References

  1. ^ Census 2001
  2. ^ http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/place_page.jsp?p_id=7931

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