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The Tower Project :   Started in 2004, the Friends of Bramcote Old Church Tower began the task of restoration of the 13th century, grade II listed church tower and the respectful regeneration of the closed and deconsecrated graveyard.  In 2010 Bramcote Old Church Tower Trust was formed and in 2015 an application for Heritage Lottery Funding was made. In 2017 it was granted and the work is on going.  The site is of historical importance locally and no longer associated with the church, but a public space for the community at the centre of the village of Bramcote.

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It was a proud day for Bramcote old Church Tower Trust and its members. After several years of planning and hard work, with the support of funds from the Heritage Lottery, we could formally re-open the Tower site to the general public.

Sir Neil Cossons OBE, former chair of English Heritage, spoke to the guests and unveiled a plaque marking the occasion. The event was introduced by our chair, Peter Hillier and was followed by a talk from Geoff Nickolds, representing the Heritage Lottery Fund.  After Sir Neil Cossons OBE had unveiled the plaque Pat Ashworth gave a fitting closing speech.

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The stages of construction of the new 'Pod' -
a small kitchen, toilet and storage area. Started in autumn last year and finished June this year. Funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund.


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Opening Ceremony, Saturday 8th September

Sir Neil Cossons OBE

former chair of English Heritage

Geoff Nickolds

Heritage Lottery Fund

Peter Hillier

Chair of BOCTT

BOCTT Trustees with
Sir Neil Cossons OBE

Sir Neil Cossons OBE
about to unveil the plaque

Family Fun Day, Sunday 9th September

Thank you to all who came to enjoy and give support to our Family Fun Day.

It was a great success for all involved and helped raise money for our necessary contribution to the Heritage Lottery Fund process.

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Following the Opening Ceremony and the Family Fun Day the Tower site is now open to the public.


The site will remain open until re-seeding starts later in the autumn and will then remain closed to the public till spring time next year.


Bramcote History Group

“Let’s Remember Together”


Sunday November 11th

between 2.30 and 5pm - drop in anytime.


Bramcote Memorial Hall,

Church St., Bramcote

PARKING
near the Tower
There is very limited parking next to the Tower on Moss Drive and Town St. and limited weekend parking on Cow Lane, opposite the Tower. Street parking is available on Church St and there is a small public car park at King George’s park.