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Pattishall, Northamptonshire

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Pattishall, Northamptonshire

Pattishall, also known in antiquity as Pateshull, is a village and Parish in South Northamptonshire, England. The village lies adjacent to the Roman road Watling Street and Banbury Lane, an ancient drove way, 4 miles north of Towcester and 7 miles south of Northampton. The civil parish of Pattishall includes the villages of Pattishall, Eastcote, Astcote and Dalscote, part of Fosters Booth, and the hamlet of Cornhill.
DistrictSouth Northamptonshire district
Post townTOWCESTER
Administrative CountyNorthamptonshire
Traditional CountyNorthamptonshire
OS GridSP6754
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
Population1,573 (2010 est)
 

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

Pateshull ~ Pattishal ~ Pascelle

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

Pattishall, par. and vil., Northamptonshire - par., 2460 ac., pop. 930; vil., 4 miles NW. of Towcester; P.O.; near the vil. is Pattishall House, seat.

Pattishall, Northamptonshire in "A Topographical Dictionary of England" edited by Samuel Lewis (1848)

PATTISHALL (Holy Trinity), a parish, in the union and hundred of Towcester, S. division of the county of Northampton, 4 miles (N. N. W.) from Towcester; containing 728 inhabitants. The parish comprises 2756a. 2r. 22p., arable and pasture land in about equal portions; the surface is undulated, the soil generally rich, and the scenery of pleasing character. Limestone is obtained in abundance. The Weedon station on the London and Birmingham railway is distant north-west about four miles, and the Coventry and Stoney-Stratford road intersects the parish. There are two vicarages, respectively valued in the king's books at £6. 11. 10½.; net income of each, £136; the upper vicarage in the patronage of the Crown, the lower in that of the Rev. T. C. Welch: the impropriation belongs to Thomas Drayson, Esq., and Miss Bradshaw. The church is an ancient structure, with a tower. Here are places of worship for Baptists and Wesleyans. Thomas Young, in 1684, endowed a school in the parish: the property consists of a schoolroom, dwelling-house, and garden, with about 11 acres of land; and the master also receives £5 per annum from the Foxley charity.

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