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Weedon Lois, Northamptonshire

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Weedon Lois, Northamptonshire

Weedon Lois (or Lois Weedon) is a village in the English county of Northamptonshire due west of the town of Towcester. It is part of South Northamptonshire district and forms a civil parish with neighbouring Weston. Its name came from the Old English Wēo-dūn = "Temple Hill": before Christianity came there may have been a heathen temple there. For Weedon Bec, Upper Weedon and Lower Weedon, see Weedon, Northamptonshire. The neighbouring villages are Wappenham, Astwell, Weston and Helmdon.
DistrictSouth Northamptonshire
Administrative CountyNorthamptonshire
Traditional CountyNorthamptonshire
OS GridSP6047
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityNorthamptonshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorthamptonshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorthamptonshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01327

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

Lois Weedon ~ Weedon Loys

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

Weedon Loys, par. and vil., Northamptonshire - par., 1050 ac., pop. 451; vil., 7 miles W. of Towcester; P.O., called Lois Weedon.

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