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Thenford, Northamptonshire

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Thenford, Northamptonshire

Thenford is a village and civil parish about 5 miles northwest of the market town of Brackley in South Northamptonshire, England, and 4 miles east of Banbury in nearby Oxfordshire. Thenford's toponym is derived from the Old English for "Ford of the Thegns". The Church of England parish church of Saint Mary was built in about 1200, extensively rebuilt in about 1300 and has a Perpendicular Gothic bell tower. Thenford House is a Georgian country house built between 1761 and 1765.
DistrictSouth Northamptonshire
Post townBanbury
Administrative CountyNorthamptonshire
Traditional CountyNorthamptonshire
OS GridSP5141
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityNorthamptonshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorthamptonshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorthamptonshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01295
Population74 (2001 census)

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

Taneford ~ Teworde

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

Thenford, par., Northamptonshire, 1 mile N. of Farthinghoe sta. and 5½ miles NW. of Brackley, 890 ac., pop. 102; Thenford Hall is the seat of the Severnes.

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