one of Catesby Tunnel's ventilation shafts
Catesby shown within Northamptonshire
|Population||76 (2001 Census)|
|OS grid reference|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|EU Parliament||East Midlands|
|Website||Catesby (Parish Meeting)|
Catesby is a civil parish in the Daventry district of Northamptonshire, England. There are two hamlets, Lower Catesby and Upper Catesby, each of which is a shrunken village. The site of the abandoned village of Newbold is also in the parish. The 2001 Census recorded a parish population of 76.
Catesby Priory was a community of Cistercian nuns in Lower Catesby, founded in about 1175 and suppressed in 1536. In the eastern part of the parish is Catesby Tunnel, a tunnel on the former Great Central Line that was completed in 1897 and has been disused since 1966.
- "Area selected: Daventry (Non-Metropolitan District)". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 22 November 2013.
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