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St James Church, Longborough

Longborough is a village and parish in Gloucestershire, located 2½ miles north of the market town of Stow on the Wold. The parish population taken at the 2011 census was 471.[1]

The village is abouthalf a mile east of the A424 road, around a mile and a half west of the Fosse Way (A429) and is on the Heart of England Way.

Longborough has a village shop and post office; a farm shop; an opera house; two public houses, one in the village itself, and the other in the hamlet of Ganborough; a village school and the 12th-century Church of England parish church of St James.[2]

In September 2001, Longborough was the winner of the Bledisloe Cup competition for best kept village.[3]

Longborough hosts the Longborough Festival Opera, in a converted barn at the edge of the village.


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