Lamport, Northamptonshire

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Coordinates: 52°21′48″N 0°53′34″W / 52.3634°N 0.8927°W / 52.3634; -0.8927

Lamport
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All Saints Church, Lamport
Lamport is located in Northamptonshire
Lamport
Lamport
 Lamport shown within Northamptonshire
Population 207 
OS grid reference SP7574
District Daventry
Shire county Northamptonshire
Region East Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Northampton
Postcode district NN6
Dialling code 01604
Police Northamptonshire
Fire Northamptonshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
UK Parliament Kettering
List of places
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Northamptonshire

Lamport is a village and civil parish in the Daventry district of the county of Northamptonshire, England. The village is on the A508, about 8 miles (13 km) south of Market Harborough and 8 miles (13 km) north of Northampton. Nearby is Lamport Hall. At the time of the 2001 census, the parish's population was 207 people.[1]

Between 1859 and 1960, the village was served by Lamport railway station just north of the village running trains south to Northampton and north to Market Harborough. This is now part of the heritage Northampton & Lamport Railway. The Church of All Saints is a Grade I listed building.

The Carnegie Medal-winning children's author Denys Watkins-Pitchford was born in Lamport.[2]

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