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Apethorpe, Northamptonshire

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Apethorpe, Northamptonshire

Apethorpe (pronounced "Ap-thorp") is a village and civil parish in East Northamptonshire district of the shire county of Northamptonshire, England. The 2001 census records a population of 133. Apethorpe was recorded in the Domesday Book as Patorp. The village is compact, uniform and centred around Main Street. In the late 15th Century Apethorpe was acquired by Sir Guy Wolston, an officer in the household of Edward IV, who began the construction of the present Apethorpe Hall.
DistrictEast Northamptonshire
Post townPETERBOROUGH
Administrative CountyNorthamptonshire
Traditional CountyNorthamptonshire
OS GridTL0295
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNorthamptonshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorthamptonshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorthamptonshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01780
Population133
 

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

Apthorp ~ Patorp

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

Apethorpe, par., N. Northamptonshire, on Willow Brook, 5 miles SW. of Wansford, 2630 ac., pop. 214; P.O. A. Hall is the seat of the Earl of Westmorland.

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