Stretton Payne is a family name that originated in the ancient village of Stretton, Leicestershire. Stretton village was a notable resting place for ancient Briton’s travelling between the south east coast of England and the north of Wales.
Stretton was home to a wood cutter who made a living entertaining the travelling folk. His wood shed became legendary for music and good times.
The makers of Stretton Payne guitars and musical instruments have ancestry dating back to the ancient village of Stretton and the legendary wood cutters shed. The spirit of the wood cutters shed lives on today through the music created with Stretton Payne musical instruments.