Great Oxendon

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Great Oxenden
Great Oxenden is located in Northamptonshire
Great Oxenden
Great Oxenden
 Great Oxenden shown within Northamptonshire
Population 307 
OS grid reference SP7383
District Daventry
Shire county Northamptonshire
Region East Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Market Harborough
Postcode district LE16
Dialling code 01858
Police Northamptonshire
Fire Northamptonshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
UK Parliament Kettering
List of places

Coordinates: 52°26′38″N 0°55′25″W / 52.4439°N 0.9235°W / 52.4439; -0.9235

Great Oxendon is a linear village and civil parish in the Daventry district of the county of Northamptonshire in England. At the time of the 2001 census, the parish's population was 307 people.[1]

Its eastern end is on the A508 road from Market Harborough to Northampton but most of the village is at 90° to the main road's north-south direction. The former railway tunnel at Great Oxendon is now open as part of the Brampton Valley Way.

Between 1859 and 1960 the village was served by Clipston and Oxendon railway station about one mile south-east of the village and with running trains between Northampton in the south and Market Harborough in the north.

Little Oxendon is a deserted medieval village about one mile north of Great Oxendon at grid reference SP730846.

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