19th century plaque on the bridge, marking the boundary with Tixover
|Population||281 (civil parish, 2011 Census)|
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Duddington is a village and former civil parish, now in the parish of Duddington-with-Fineshade, in the North Northamptonshire district, in the ceremonial county of Northamptonshire, England. It is by the junction of the A47 and A43 roads, and is 9 kilometres (6 mi) southwest of the town of Stamford. The village is on the east bank of the River Welland which is the county boundary of Rutland. In 1961 the parish had a population of 184.
The villages name means 'Farm/settlement connected with Dud(d)a/Dod(d)a'.
The church, a Grade II Listed Building, is dedicated to Saint Mary and is made of stone in the Norman and Early English styles. It was built in the late 12th century, with additions in the next two centuries. The chancel was rebuilt and the church restored in 1844.
The Manor House is a Grade II Listed Building, and has belonged to the Jackson family since it was built. The datestone says NI1633, (NI taken to be to Nicholas Jackson), and extended during the 18th and 19th Centuries. The building is of squared coursed limestone with ashlar dressings and a Collyweston slate roof.
A mill is mentioned in the Domesday record for Dodingtone, but the present building is probably 17th century with later additions. It has datestones for 1664, 1724 and 1793 reflecting different phases of work on the building. The mill has been used as offices since the 20th century.
The flow of the Welland is held back by a Weir and a mill-leet provided to feed the (now empty) wheel chamber of the mill.
A limestone ashlar bridge with four arches, dating from the fifteenth century but widened in 1919. The bridge crosses the Welland, which forms parish and county boundaries.
The village pub is the Royal Oak.
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