Stanford-on-Avon

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Stanford-on-Avon
Stanfordonavonchurch.jpg
Church of St Nicholas
Stanford-on-Avon is located in Northamptonshire
Stanford-on-Avon
Stanford-on-Avon
 Stanford-on-Avon shown within Northamptonshire
OS grid reference SP589786
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
UK
England
Northamptonshire

Coordinates: 52°24′08″N 1°08′05″W / 52.4023°N 1.1348°W / 52.4023; -1.1348

Stanford-on-Avon is a hamlet in the civil parish of Stanford in the Daventry district of Northamptonshire, England. It lies next to the River Avon which here forms the county boundary between Northamptonshire and Leicestershire. On the Leicestershire side of the river is the historic house of Stanford Hall. Stanford Reservoir is one mile north of the village.

The church contains the oldest organ pipes surviving in Britain. They probably date from the 1630s (i.e. before the Cromwell era) and may have been made by Dallam, altered by Harris.

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