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Blakesley, Northamptonshire

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Blakesley, Northamptonshire

Blakesley is a village and civil parish in the South Northamptonshire district of Northamptonshire, England. It is about = 5 miles west of Towcester. It is about 1,400 feet above sea level according to Ordnance Survey. North-west of Blakesley, and now contiguous with it, is the hamlet of 'Quinbury End'.
DistrictSouth Northamptonshire
Post townTowcester
Administrative CountyNorthamptonshire
Traditional CountyNorthamptonshire
OS GridSP6250
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNorthamptonshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorthamptonshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorthamptonshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01327
Population(2010 estimate 529)
 

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

Baculveslea ~ Blachesleuue ~ Blaculveslea ~ Blaculveslei

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

Blakesley, par. and vil., S. Northamptonshire, 4½ miles NW. of Towcester, and 9 miles SW. of Northampton -- par., 2840 ac., pop. 631; vil., pop. 400; P.O.

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