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Pipewell, Northamptonshire

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Pipewell, Northamptonshire

Pipewell is situated at the edge of the Kettering borough, a mile away from Corby. With 63 inhabitants, it is one of the smallest hamlets in Northamptonshire. Pipewell was the site of a Cistercian abbey established in 1143 by William Butevilain, and all of the settlement is built around three fields where this used to be, which contains the Harpers Brook, a tributary of the River Nene, running through the centre.
DistrictKettering
Post townKettering
Administrative CountyNorthamptonshire
Traditional CountyNorthamptonshire
OS GridSP8385
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNorthamptonshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorthamptonshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorthamptonshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01536
 

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

Pipewell Hall ~ Pipwell ~ Pipewelle

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

Pipewell Hall, seat, 5 miles NW. of Kettering, Northamptonshire.

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