Place:Brockworth, Gloucestershire, England

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NameBrockworth
Alt namesBrocowardingesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 112
TypeVillage
Coordinates51.85°N 2.15°W
Located inGloucestershire, England
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Brockworth is a village in Gloucestershire, England, situated on the old Roman road that connects the City of Gloucester with Barnwood, Hucclecote and Cirencester. Since the mid-19th century, Brockworth has been known locally for the annual rolling of Double Gloucester cheese down Cooper's Hill. During World War II its Gloster Aircraft Company produced the famous Hawker Hurricane fighter, and following the war it gained renewed fame for producing several notable aircraft, including Britain's first jet aircraft, which was test flown here. It is also the birthplace of renowned actor, comedian and writer Simon Pegg.

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