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Yarwell, Northamptonshire

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Yarwell, Northamptonshire

Yarwell is a village on the River Nene in the extreme east of the English county of Northamptonshire near the border with Cambridgeshire. Its name is derived from 'the spring where the yarrow grows'. At the time of the 2001 census, the parish's population was 316 people. Yarwell has a pub called The Angel Inn, a village hall and a church. One of its two farms has been converted into a housing development and the other has applied for planning permission.
DistrictEast Northamptonshire
Post townPeterborough
Administrative CountyNorthamptonshire
Traditional CountyNorthamptonshire
OS GridTL0697
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityNorthamptonshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorthamptonshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorthamptonshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01780

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

Yarwell, par., Northamptonshire, on river Nen, 1½ mile W. of Wansford sta. and 6½ miles NE. of Oundle, 1839 ac., pop. 383; P.O.

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