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All Saints Church, Aldwincle
Aldwincle is located in Northamptonshire
Location within Northamptonshire
Population322 (2011 census)
OS grid referenceTL0081
Shire county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townKettering
Postcode districtNN14
AmbulanceEast Midlands
List of places
52°25′N 0°32′W / 52.41°N 00.53°W / 52.41; -00.53Coordinates: 52°25′N 0°32′W / 52.41°N 00.53°W / 52.41; -00.53

Aldwincle (sometimes Aldwinkle or Aldwinckle) is a village and civil parish located in the district of East Northamptonshire, with a population at the time of the 2011 census of 322.[1] It is situated on a bend of the River Nene, 4 miles (6.4 km) to the north of Thrapston.

In 1879, two ecclesiastical parishes, Aldwinkle All Saints and Aldwinkle St Peter merged after the parish church of the former was declared redundant in 1971. All Saints, a designated Grade I listed building,[2] is in the care of the Churches Conservation Trust.[3] Also listed Grade I are St Peter's Church, Lyveden New Bield (and gardens) and Lyveden Old Bield.

The small primary school, Aldwincle Trinity, opened in 1976.

The village rectory was the birthplace of the English poet John Dryden, the English historian Thomas Fuller, and the English Civil War figure Charles Fleetwood.

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  1. ^ Office for National Statistics: Aldwincle CP: Parish headcounts Retrieved 16 July 2015.
  2. ^ Historic England, "Church of All Saints, Aldwincle (1191528)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 27 June 2013
  3. ^ All Saints' Church, Aldwincle, Northamptonshire, Churches Conservation Trust, retrieved 29 March 2011

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