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Great Oxendon, Northamptonshire

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Great Oxendon, Northamptonshire

Great Oxendon is a linear village and civil parish in the Daventry district of the county of Northamptonshire in England. At the time of the 2001 census, the parish's population was 307 people. Its eastern end is on the A508 road from Market Harborough to Northampton but most of the village is at 90° to the main road's north-south direction. The former railway tunnel at Great Oxendon is now open as part of the Brampton Valley Way.
DistrictDaventry
Post townMarket Harborough
Administrative CountyNorthamptonshire
Traditional CountyNorthamptonshire
OS GridSP7383
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNorthamptonshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorthamptonshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorthamptonshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01858
Population307
 

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

Oxendon ~ Oxendon Great

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

Oxendon, Great, par. and vil. (ry. sta. Clipston and Oxenden), Northamptonshire - par., 1620 ac., pop. 232; vil., 3½ miles S. of Market Harborough; P.O., called Oxendon.

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