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Whilton, Northamptonshire

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Whilton, Northamptonshire

Whilton is a village and a civil parish in the English county of Northamptonshire. The village is in the Daventry district. Whilton is 75 miles north west of London, 9.7 miles west of Northampton and 15.6miles south-east of Rugby. The village lies 4.5 miles east of the nearest town of Daventry. The nearest railway station is at Long Buckby for the Northampton loop of the West Coast Main Line which runs between Rugby, Northampton and London.
DistrictDaventry
Post townDAVENTRY
Administrative CountyNorthamptonshire
Traditional CountyNorthamptonshire
OS GridSP6364
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
Population296 (2001 Census)
 

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

Woltone

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

Whilton, par. and vil., Northamptonshire - par., 1270 ac., pop. 354; vil., 4½ miles NE. of Daventry; P.O.

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