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Naseby, Northamptonshire

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Naseby, Northamptonshire

Naseby is a small village in the District of Daventry in Northamptonshire, England. The village is 14 mi (22.5 km) north of Northampton, 13.3 mi (21.4 km) northeast of Daventry, and 7 mi (11 km) south of Market Harborough. It is 2.4 mi (3.9 km) from Junction 2 of the A14 road, giving it access to the national road system. For rail travel, the Midland Main line can be accessed at the railway station in Market Harborough.
DistrictDaventry district
Post townNORTHAMPTON
Administrative CountyNorthamptonshire
Traditional CountyNorthamptonshire
OS GridSP6877
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNorthamptonshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorthamptonshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorthamptonshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01604
Population525 (2001)
 

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

Narsby

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

Naseby, par. and vil., Northamptonshire, 7 miles SW. of Market Harborough, 3690 ac., pop. 610; P.O. The vil. was formerly a market town. At Naseby Field, which is on the N. side of the vil., was fought, on the 14th June 1645, the great battle in which Cromwell defeated Charles I. and Prince Rupert. A memorial pillar has been erected upon the battlefield. Naseby Lodge is 2 miles NE. of vil.

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