• In AD 780, Ethelmund son of Ingold, granted 35 tribtarii of land to Gloucester Abbey.


    The earliest record of the parish church is from about 1100.


    The Grammar School was founded by Hugh Westwood. A landowner and sheep farmer from Chedworth.


    The perpendicular Church of St Peter and St Paul is known as ‘’The Cathedral of the Cotswolds’’. Rebuilt in the 1400’s by local wealthy wool merchants including John Fortey (d. 1458).


    In the porch is a carving of a cat playing a fiddle to three rats, and a pig, illustrating a satirical rhyme by William Collingham, ‘’The rat, the cat and Lovell the dog, ruled all England under the hog’’. The hog was the King, the rat and dog were Ratcliff and Lovell, wealthy landowners, and the cat was William Catesby, Leader of the House of Commons.


    The Cotswold Hall was founded in 1886.


    Mill End was the original Saxon settlement.


    Tudor House, possibly the home of John Fortey.


    Kings Head House, where the innkeeper Isaac Day trained the Derby winning horse ‘Coronation’’


    Walton House was once part of The Kings Head Inn. RAF pilots were billeted here during the war.


    The Guggle was built in 1600, later becoming the Horse and Groom. It might have been built over a Holy Well.


    There were once twelve pubs in Northleach.


    A snail’s shell is known locally as a Guggle.

     Congregational Chapel . Built in 1860 ,now a private house.


    The Great House was once a larger coaching inn, called the Lamb.


    The private care home down East End was once The Workhouse.

    1999- The Wyvern Mystery,  BBC 

     2002-The Gathering was filmed in the market place with a fair and fake bomb explosion.

     2014-BBC's adaptation of J.K. Rowling’s The Casual Vacancy with the marketplace being  the fictional town of Pagford.

     2015-  Me and the Apocalypse, a Sky 1 mini-series.

     2016, BBC3  This Country, a brilliant mockumentary sitcom .

     2017, American singer and rapper Lil Peep filmed a video in Northleach for his debut album Come over when you’re sober,Pt.1.

     L S Lowry painted in the town.

    King Henry III granted the town a Charter which allowed a weekly market and an annual fair. The Charter Fair is always the last Saturday of June, the closest weekend to the feast day of St Peter and St Paul

    Northleach steam Fair.

    Pullhams coach.

    Relish- Café at The Old Prison.

    Sheep with pink headphones- CotswoldsRadio broadcasting from the Old Prison. (Previously known as Northleach radio.)

    Bugatti- Tula Precision Ltd.

    Ferrari- Bob Houghton

    Radio Northleach


    Bridge club

    Lions club

    Arts SocietyTennis Club.


    Tayler & Co, Cotswold Brewery