Arthingworth

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Arthingworth
St. Andrew's at Arthingworth - geograph.org.uk - 327967.jpg
St. Andrew's Church, Arthingworth
Arthingworth is located in Northamptonshire
Arthingworth
Arthingworth
 Arthingworth shown within Northamptonshire
Population 231 (2011)
OS grid reference SP755815
District Daventry
Shire county Northamptonshire
Region East Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town MARKET HARBOROUGH
Postcode district LE16
Dialling code 01858
Police Northamptonshire
Fire Northamptonshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
UK Parliament Kettering
List of places
UK
England
Northamptonshire

Coordinates: 52°25′35″N 0°53′28″W / 52.4263°N 0.8911°W / 52.4263; -0.8911

Arthingworth is a civil parish and village in the Daventry district of the county of Northamptonshire, England.[1] The population of the civil parish at the 2011 census was 238.[2]

Location and communications[edit]

The nearest towns are Market Harborough about 4 miles (6.4 km) north and Kettering 9 miles (14.5 km) east via the A14 road which connects the town to the M1, M6 and M11 motorways.

Between 1859 and 1960 the village was served by Kelmarsh railway station about 1 mile south-west of the village and running trains between Northampton in the south and Market Harborough in the north.

Administration[edit]

The village has its own Parish Council.[3]

Notable buildings[edit]

The Historic England website contains details of a total of eight listed buildings in the parish of Arthingworth, all of which are Grade II apart from St Andrew’s Church, which is Grade II*.[4] They include:

  • St Andrew's Church, Braybrooke Road[5]
  • Arthingworth Lodge, Kelmarsh Road[6]
  • Arthingworth Manor. This was left as a shell in 1967 revealing walls probably from an older house. A stable block remains, now converted to a house but incorporating the Manor House staircase.[7]
  • Bosworth House[8]
  • Glebe House, Kelmarsh Road[9]
  • Hall Farmhouse, Oxendon Road[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ OS Explorer Map Map 223 - Northampton & Market Harborough (1:25 000) ISBN 0 319 23735 4
  2. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 27 June 2016. 
  3. ^ Arthingworth Parish Council
  4. ^ "Historic England – The List". Retrieved 5 October 2015. 
  5. ^ "Historic England – Church of St Andrew, Arthingworth". Retrieved 5 October 2015. 
  6. ^ "Historic England – Arthingworth Lodge". Retrieved 5 October 2015. 
  7. ^ "Historic England – Arthingworth Manor". Retrieved 5 October 2015. 
  8. ^ "Historic England – Bosworth House". Retrieved 5 October 2015. 
  9. ^ "Historic England – Glebe House". Retrieved 5 October 2015. 
  10. ^ "Historic England – Hall Farmhouse". Retrieved 5 October 2015. 

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