Yardley Gobion

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Coordinates: 52°05′45″N 0°52′59″W / 52.09578°N 0.88318°W / 52.09578; -0.88318

Yardley Gobion
Yardley Gobion is located in Northamptonshire
Yardley Gobion
Yardley Gobion
 Yardley Gobion shown within Northamptonshire
Population 1,348 (2011 UK Census)
OS grid reference SP766447
    - London 62 mi (100 km)  
Civil parish Yardley Gobion
District South Northamptonshire
Shire county Northamptonshire
Region East Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town TOWCESTER
Postcode district NN12 7
Dialling code 01908
Police Northamptonshire
Fire Northamptonshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
UK Parliament Current: Northampton South
From next General Election: South Northamptonshire
List of places
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Northamptonshire

Yardley Gobion is a village in the south of the English county of Northamptonshire off a by-pass of the A508 Northampton to Milton Keynes road.

Governance[edit]

It has a parish council with 11 members

Facilities[edit]

The Grand Union Canal runs nearby east of the village.

In 1979 it featured on the Blue Peter television series when presenter Simon Groom visited a breeder of St Bernards in the village.

The noted Victorian botanist George Claridge Druce, later Mayor of Oxford, went to school in the village.

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