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Finedon, Northamptonshire

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Finedon, Northamptonshire

Finedon is a civil parish and village in the Borough of Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, with a population at the 2001 census of 4,188 people. Along with Wellingborough, it is twinned with Wittlich, Germany, and Niort, France. In 1086 when the Domesday Book was completed, Finedon (then known as Tingdene) was a large royal manor, previously held by Queen Edith. Finedon hides away many historic buildings.
DistrictWellingborough
Post townWellingborough
Administrative CountyNorthamptonshire
Traditional CountyNorthamptonshire
OS GridSP9172
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNorthamptonshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorthamptonshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorthamptonshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01933
Population4,188
 

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

Thingdon

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

Finedon, par. and vil. with ry. sta., N. Northamptonshire, 3½ miles NE. of Wellingborough, 3650 ac., pop. 2404; P.O., T.O.; the vil. is 1½ mile SE. of sta.; in W. vicinity of vil. is Finedon Hall, and ½ mile S. of sta. is Finedon Lodge.

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