Aston le Walls

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Aston le Walls
Aston le Walls is located in Northamptonshire
Aston le Walls
Aston le Walls
Aston le Walls shown within Northamptonshire
Population 334 (2001 census)
293 (2011 census)[1]
OS grid reference SP497510
• London 72 miles (115.9 km)
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Daventry
Postcode district NN11
Dialling code 01295
Police Northamptonshire
Fire Northamptonshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
UK Parliament
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Northamptonshire
52°09′18″N 1°16′30″W / 52.1551°N 1.2750°W / 52.1551; -1.2750Coordinates: 52°09′18″N 1°16′30″W / 52.1551°N 1.2750°W / 52.1551; -1.2750

Aston le Walls is a village and civil parish in South Northamptonshire, England, close by the border with Oxfordshire. The village is about 9 miles (14.5 km) north of Banbury in Oxfordshire, and 10 miles (16.1 km) south of Daventry. Neighbouring villages are Chipping Warden, Lower Boddington Upper Boddington and Byfield. According to the 2001 census the village had a population 0f 334 falling to 293 at the 2011 census.[2]

History[edit]

The village is listed in 1086 as being within the Hundred of Warden.[3] By the late 1800s, the hundred had annexed nearby hundreds and been renamed the Hundred of Chipping Warden.[4]

Buildings[edit]

Elizabeth Orme memorial

The church is dedicated to St Leonard and dates from the 13th century[5] and was restored in the 1870s.

There is a Roman Catholic chapel north east of the church dated 1827.

The Manor House is ca 1700.

Washbrook Farm, is an equestrian eventing centre.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ SNC (2010). South Northamptonshire Council Year Book 2010-2011. Towcester NN12 7FA. p. 39. 
  2. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  3. ^ Open Domesday Online: Aston-le-Walls
  4. ^ About the County
  5. ^ Pevsner, Nikolaus (1961). The Buildings of England – Northamptonshire. London and New Haven: Yale University Press. p. 95. ISBN 978-0-300-09632-3. 
  6. ^ Recommended: Aston-le-Walls Archived 5 January 2009 at the Wayback Machine.. Horse and Hound. 15 September 2008. Retrieved 3 November 2009

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