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Great Doddington is a village and civil parish in Northamptonshire in the United Kingdom, close to Wellingborough and just off the A45. At the time of the 2001 census, the parish's population was 1,061 people.
The name Dodda's Tun probably refers to an Anglo-Saxon leader 'Dodda' establishing a stronghold in the strategic position overlooking the Nene Valley. Domesday Book records the principal landowner as Judith, widow of Waltheof II, Earl of Northumbria.
The Church of England St Nicholas Church dates back to Norman days and has a square tower and four 15th century misericords. The village contains a pub, hairdresser, a village shop, and two churches, St Nicholas' and a United Reformed Church.
The civil parish contains two wards.
The village facilities include a village shop, working men's club, pub and primary school. The bus route servicing the village is the X47.
- Office for National Statistics: Great Doddington CP: Parish headcounts. Retrieved 9 November 2009
- Statutory Instrument 1998 No. 2510
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- Great Doddington Primary School
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