Thornborough Village

  The village of Thornborough is 2 miles east of Buckingham and has a population of about 560. It has a lot of stone built properties centred on a large village green and pond.  It has a Church (St Marys, one of the few churches in Great Britain with steel bells), Methodist Chapel, village hall (hosting a mobile post office every Wednesday), thatched pub (The Two Brewers)and two manor houses and associated tithe barns.  
To the north of the village are the remains of an old windmill and on the River Ouse are the buildings of what used to be a working watermill. The village also has the earthworks of a roman village on its western border, in between Thornborough Bridge and the main village. The disused Buckingham Arm of the Grand Union Canal runs between Buckingham and Western Milton Keynes to the north of Thornborough.  
  Thornborough is an active village with a sports and social club, friendship club, amateur dramatic society (Thornborough Players), cricket/football club, gardening club and WI (which has joined forces with Thornton and Nash). The village has a number of annual events:  May Fun Run, July Sports Day, Bonfire Night, Village Fete and September Garden Show.

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