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Harlestone, Northamptonshire

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Harlestone, Northamptonshire

Harlestone is a small village and civil parish in Daventry District, Northamptonshire, England. It is divided into two smaller settlements, Upper and Lower Harlestone. At the time of the 2001 census, the parish's population was 420 people. Lower Harlestone lies along the A428, with Upper Harlestone to the south-west and Northampton about a mile to the south-east. To the north-west of the village is the country estate of Althorp, Diana, Princess of Wales' family home.
Post townNorthampton
Administrative CountyNorthamptonshire
Traditional CountyNorthamptonshire
OS GridSP7064
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityNorthamptonshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorthamptonshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorthamptonshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01604

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

Erlestone ~ Herolvestone ~ Herolvestune

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

Harlestone, par., in co. and 4 miles NW. of Northampton, 2530 ac., pop. 569; P.O.

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