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Silverstone, Northamptonshire

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Silverstone, Northamptonshire

Silverstone is a village and civil parish in Northamptonshire, England. It is about 4 miles from Towcester on the former A43 main road, 10 miles from the M1 motorway junction 15A and about 12 miles from the M40 motorway junction 10, Northampton, Milton Keynes and Banbury. The A43 now bypasses to the south-east of the village, between the village and the race circuit.
DistrictSouth Northamptonshire
Post townTowcester
Administrative CountyNorthamptonshire
Traditional CountyNorthamptonshire
OS GridSP6644
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
Population1,989 (2001 census)
 

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

Sel ~ Silvestone

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

Silverstone, par. and vil., Northamptonshire - par., 2110 ac., pop. 1153; vil., 4 m. SW. of Towcester; P.O.

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