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New owner for lockside restaurant in Northamptonshire

16 August 2007 by
New owner for lockside restaurant in Northamptonshire

Bruerne's Lock restaurant, which overlooks the Grand Junction Canal in the Northamptonshire village of Stoke Bruerne near Towcester, has changed hands.

It's a first-time restaurant buy for the new owner, Doug Palfreeman from St Albans.

The large, detached, red-brick Georgina property is located beside the top lock of a flight of seven working locks.

It has served in the past as a Post Office, a general store and a surgery. It now attracts tourists, families, walkers and canal enthusiasts.

The 80-seat restaurant is made up of a cellar bar, a first-floor dining room and alfresco dining for 24 guests. There is also three-bedroom accommodation for the owners.

By Angela Frewin

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