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Kingsthorpe, Northamptonshire

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Kingsthorpe, Northamptonshire

Kingsthorpe was once a Northamptonshire country village, but is now an affluent suburb to the north-west of the county town of Northampton, England. Kingsthorpe became part of the borough of Northampton in 1900. The River Nene flows through the area to the west. The suburb's facilities are centred around the main A508 and A5199 roads between Northampton town centre and leading to Market Harborough and Leicester respectively.
DistrictNorthampton
Post townNORTHAMPTON
Administrative CountyNorthamptonshire
Traditional CountyNorthamptonshire
OS GridSP7563
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNorthamptonshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorthamptonshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorthamptonshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
 

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

Kingsthorp

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

Kingsthorpe.-- par. and vil., Northamptonshire - par. (partly within the parliamentary limits of Northampton), 1800 ac., pop. 3054; vil., 2 miles NW. of Nortbampton; P.O.; in vicinity of vil. is the seat of Kingsthorpe Hall.

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