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Far Cotton, Northamptonshire

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Far Cotton, Northamptonshire

Far Cotton, many years ago a village in its own right, is a district of the English county town of Northampton. Far Cotton is due south of the town centre, beyond Cotton End - hence the 'Far' - and south of the River Nene. It is roughly rectangular in shape with the river and canal forming its northern boundary, the railway is western edge; with the A5076 ring road to its south and the A508 road and Delapré Abbey's park to its east.
Administrative CountyNorthamptonshire
Traditional CountyNorthamptonshire
OS GridSP7558
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityNorthamptonshire

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

Cotton ~ Cotton End

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

Cotton, or Far Cotton, eccl. dist. (St Mary) and hamlet, Hardingstone par., in co. and 2 miles S. of Northampton, pop. 1814; P.O., called Far Cotton.

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