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Weedon Bec, Northamptonshire

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Weedon Bec, Northamptonshire

Weedon Bec (also Beck), usually just called "Weedon", is a large village and parish in the district of Daventry, Northamptonshire, England. It lies close to the source of the River Nene.
DistrictDaventry district
Administrative CountyNorthamptonshire
Traditional CountyNorthamptonshire
OS GridSP6259
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityNorthamptonshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorthamptonshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorthamptonshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01327
Population2,485 (2001 Census)

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

W. Beck ~ W. On The Street ~ Wedon ~ Wedon in The Street ~ Wedon On The Street ~ Weedon ~ Weedon Beck ~ Weedon W. Beck

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

Weedon Beck, par. and vil. with ry. sta. (Weedon), Northamptonshire, on Watling Street, 4 miles SE. of Daventry, 1710 ac., pop. 1957; P.O., T.O., called Weedon; has extensive military barracks and a small-arms department.

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