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Cold Higham, Northamptonshire

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Cold Higham, Northamptonshire

Cold Higham is a village and civil parish in Northamptonshire, England. It is adjacent to Weedon Bec, Pattishall, Eastcote and Astcote. The A5 runs along the eastern boundary of the parish, along the route of Watling Street, a former Roman road. The parish had a population of 289 at the time of the 2001 census (the 2010 estimated population is 321, 80 in Cold Higham, 241 in Grimscote). The village of Grimscote, which is in this parish, means "Grim's Cott", Grim being another name for Woden.
DistrictSouth Northamptonshire
Post townTowcester
Administrative CountyNorthamptonshire
Traditional CountyNorthamptonshire
OS GridSP6653
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityNorthamptonshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorthamptonshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorthamptonshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01604
Population321 (2010 est)

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

Higham ~ Higham Cold

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

Higham, Cold, par., S. Northamptonshire, 4 miles NW. of Towcester, 1660 ac., pop. 359.

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