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Laxton is a village in East Northamptonshire, seven miles (11 km) east of Corby and approximately one mile (1.6 km) west of the A43. At the time of the 2001 census, the parish's population was 160 people.
The hall has now been converted into a residential care home for the Polish community while keeping the integrity of the original architecture intact. Since the 1970s there have been Corpus Christi events where a mass usually takes place in the afternoon which is then followed by a procession. In 2009 the mass was conducted by bishop Stanislaw Budzik and the following year by monsignor Stephen Wylezek. There was no event in 2011 but resumed in 2012 on 10 June with Stephen Wylezek once again presiding over the event. On 2 June 2013 former Primate of Poland Jozef Kowalczyk visited the hall and presided over the Corpus Christi celebrations. The 2014 celebrations on June 22 was conducted by Cardinal Kazimierz Nycz.
Laxton Park Cricket Club plays in the Rutland and District Division 5.
- Office for National Statistics: Laxton CP: Parish headcounts. Retrieved 12 November 2009
- Corpus of Romanesque Sculpture
- Pevsner, Nikolaus (1961). The Buildings of England – Northamptonshire. London and New Haven: Yale University Press. pp. pp289–290. ISBN 978-0-300-09632-3.
- HousingCare.org > Housing & care homes > Laxton Hall. Retrieved 12 November 2009
- Club website
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