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Blisworth, Northamptonshire

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Blisworth, Northamptonshire

Blisworth is a village and civil parish in the South Northamptonshire district of Northamptonshire, England. The West Coast Main Line, from London Euston to Manchester and Scotland, runs alongside the village partly hidden and partly on an embankment. The Grand Union Canal passes through the village and the north portal of the Blisworth tunnel is near Stoke Road.
DistrictSouth Northamptonshire
Administrative CountyNorthamptonshire
Traditional CountyNorthamptonshire
OS GridSP7253
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityNorthamptonshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorthamptonshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorthamptonshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01604
Population1,870 (est.2010)

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

Blissworth ~ Blidesworde

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

Blisworth, par., vil., and ry. junc., in S. of co. and 5 m. SW. of Northampton, 1980 ac., pop. 1060; P.O., t.o.

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