Clay Coton

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Clay Coton
Clay Coton is located in Northamptonshire
Clay Coton
Clay Coton
 Clay Coton shown within Northamptonshire
OS grid reference SP5977
District Daventry
Shire county Northamptonshire
Region East Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Northampton
Postcode district NN6
Dialling code 01788
Police Northamptonshire
Fire Northamptonshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
UK Parliament Daventry
List of places

Coordinates: 52°23′13″N 1°07′44″W / 52.387°N 1.129°W / 52.387; -1.129

Clay Coton is a village in the Daventry district of the county of Northamptonshire in England. The nearest large town is Rugby, Warwickshire, about 7 miles (11.3 km) away by road. The village is close to the M1 Motorway with its junction (known as Catthorpe Interchange with the M6 and A14 road which runs very close to the north.

The village is dominated by the mediaeval former church of St. Andrew. Built in 1340, it was restored by Edmund Francis Law in 1866 but fell into disuse in the 1950s and was renovated as a private house in 2000. However, the surrounding graveyard still has public access.[1]

Until 2002, despite the small size of the village, it included a pub, called the 'Fox and Hounds'; it was later renamed the 'Fox'. The Fox was renowned for its folk music nights and cask ales.[citation needed] Like the church, it has now been converted to a private house.

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  1. ^ Pevsner, Nikolaus; Cherry, Bridget (revision) (1961). The Buildings of England – Northamptonshire. London and New Haven: Yale University Press. p. 150. ISBN 978-0-300-09632-3.