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Northamptonshire

[amazon_carousel widget_type=”SearchAndAdd” width=”600″ height=”200″ title=”” market_place=”GB” shuffle_products=”False” show_border=”False” keywords=”Northamptonshire” browse_node=”” search_index=”Books” /] Northamptonshire (/nɔrˈθæmptənʃər/ or /nɔrθˈhæmptənʃɪər/; archaically, the County of Northampton; abbreviated Northants. or N/hants) is a landlocked ceremonial county in the East Midlands region of England. Its population is 629,676 as at the 2001 census. It has boundaries with eight other ceremonial counties: Warwickshire […]

Thrapston

[amazon_carousel widget_type=”SearchAndAdd” width=”600″ height=”200″ title=”” market_place=”GB” shuffle_products=”False” show_border=”False” keywords=”Thrapston” browse_node=”” search_index=”Books” /] Thrapston is a small town in Northamptonshire, England. It is the headquarters of the East Northamptonshire district, and in 2001 had a population of 4,855. By 2006, this was estimated to be over 5,700. Thrapston is close to the River Nene and is […]

Oundle

[amazon_carousel widget_type=”SearchAndAdd” width=”600″ height=”200″ title=”” market_place=”GB” shuffle_products=”False” show_border=”False” keywords=”Oundle” browse_node=”” search_index=”Books” /] Oundle (/ˈaʊndəl/) is an ancient market town on the River Nene in Northamptonshire, England, with a population of 5,345 (2001 census) or 5,674 (2006 estimate). It lies some 68 mi (109 km) north of London and 12 mi (19 km) south-west of Peterborough. The nearest railway station […]

Higham Ferrers

[amazon_carousel widget_type=”SearchAndAdd” width=”600″ height=”200″ title=”” market_place=”GB” shuffle_products=”False” show_border=”False” keywords=”Higham Ferrers” browse_node=”” search_index=”Books” /] Higham Ferrers is a market town in the Nene Valley in East Northamptonshire, England, close to the Cambridgeshire and Bedfordshire borders. It forms a single urban area with Rushden to the south and has an estimated population of 6,086[1]. The town centre […]

Irthlingborough

[amazon_carousel widget_type=”SearchAndAdd” width=”600″ height=”200″ title=”” market_place=”GB” shuffle_products=”False” show_border=”False” keywords=”Irthlingborough” browse_node=”” search_index=”Books” /] Irthlingborough (/ˈɜrθlɪŋbərə/), originally called Yrtlingaburg in the 8th Century, it is called Erdiburn in the Domesday Book, later still, Artleborough. It is a small town on the River Nene in Northamptonshire, England with a population of 6,179 people  according to the 2001 census. […]

Raunds

[amazon_carousel widget_type=”SearchAndAdd” width=”600″ height=”200″ title=”” market_place=”GB” shuffle_products=”False” show_border=”False” keywords=”Raunds” browse_node=”” search_index=”Books” /] Raunds (/ˈrɔːndz/) is a small market town in rural Northamptonshire, England. It has a population of 8,275 (2001 census), is a civil parish, and is part of the East Northamptonshire district. Raunds is situated 21 miles (34 km) north-east of Northampton. The town is […]

Brackley

[amazon_carousel widget_type=”SearchAndAdd” width=”600″ height=”200″ title=”” market_place=”GB” shuffle_products=”False” show_border=”False” keywords=”Brackley -journal -room -hodgson” browse_node=”” search_index=”Books” /] Brackley is a town in south Northamptonshire, England. It is about 19 miles (31 km) from Oxford and 22 miles (35 km) miles form Northampton. Historically a market town based on the wool and lace trade, it was built on the intersecting […]

Towcester

[amazon_carousel widget_type=”SearchAndAdd” width=”600″ height=”200″ title=”” market_place=”GB” shuffle_products=”False” show_border=”False” keywords=”Towcester” browse_node=”” search_index=”Books” /] Towcester (/ˈtoʊstər/ toh-stər), the Roman town of Lactodorum, is a small town in south Northamptonshire, England. Towcester comes from the Old English Tófe-ceaster. Tófe refers to the River Tove; Bosworth and Toller compare it to the “Scandinavian proper names” Tófi and Tófa. The […]

Rothwell, Northamptonshire

[amazon_carousel widget_type=”SearchAndAdd” width=”600″ height=”200″ title=”” market_place=”GB” shuffle_products=”False” show_border=”False” keywords=”Rothwell northamptonshire” browse_node=”” search_index=”Books” /] Rothwell is a market town in the Kettering district of Northamptonshire, England. It is located south of Desborough, southeast of Market Harborough, southwest of Corby and northwest of the larger town of Kettering. It is twinned with the French town of Droué. […]

Desborough

[amazon_carousel widget_type=”SearchAndAdd” width=”600″ height=”200″ title=”” market_place=”GB” shuffle_products=”False” show_border=”False” keywords=”Desborough northamptonshire” browse_node=”” search_index=”Books” /] Desborough is a town in Northamptonshire, England. It is located in the Ise Valley, between Market Harborough and Kettering. In the 19th century, the town was an industrial centre for weaving and shoe making. It has a long association with the Co-operative […]