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Edgcote, Northamptonshire

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Edgcote, Northamptonshire

Edgcote is a village and civil parish on the River Cherwell in south-west Northamptonshire. The parish is bounded by the river to the north and by one of its tributaries to the east. The village is about 5.5 miles north-east of Banbury in neighbouring Oxfordshire, and the south-western boundary of the parish forms part of the county boundary. Edgcote should not be confused with the former Northamptonshire settlement of Edgecote.
DistrictSouth Northamptonshire
Post townBanbury
Administrative CountyNorthamptonshire
Traditional CountyNorthamptonshire
OS GridSP5047
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityNorthamptonshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorthamptonshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorthamptonshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Population57 (2001 census)

Other names by which Edgcote, Northamptonshire has been known in the past

Edgcott ~ Edgecote ~ Hocecote

Edgcote, Northamptonshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Edgcott.-- par., on SW. border of Northamptonshire, on river Cherwell, 6 miles NE. of Banbury, 1344 ac., pop. 76; contains the seat of Edgcott House, in which Charles I. passed the night previous to the battle of Edgehill.

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