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Castle Ashby, Northamptonshire

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Castle Ashby, Northamptonshire

Castle Ashby is the name of a civil parish, an estate village and an English country house in rural Northamptonshire. Historically the village was set up to service the needs of Castle Ashby Manor, the seat of the Marquess of Northampton. The village has one small pub-hotel, The Falcon. At the time of the 2001 census, the parish's population was 134 people. The village contains many houses rebuilt from the 1860s onwards. These include work by the architect E.F.
DistrictSouth Northamptonshire
Post townNorthampton
Administrative CountyNorthamptonshire
Traditional CountyNorthamptonshire
OS GridSP8659
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNorthamptonshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorthamptonshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorthamptonshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01604
Population136 (2010 est)
 

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

Asebi ~ Ashby ~ Ashby Castle ~ Ashby David

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

Ashby, Castle, par. with ry. sta., in co. and 7 miles E. of Northampton, 1926 ac., pop. 209. Castle Ashby House is the seat of the Marquis of Northampton.

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