Grafton Underwood

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Grafton Underwood
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St James the Apostle Church
Grafton Underwood is located in Northamptonshire
Grafton Underwood
Grafton Underwood
Location within Northamptonshire
Population146 (2011)
OS grid referenceSP9280
Shire county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townKettering
Postcode districtNN14
Dialling code01536
AmbulanceEast Midlands
EU ParliamentEast Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
52°24′53″N 0°38′29″W / 52.4147°N 0.6414°W / 52.4147; -0.6414Coordinates: 52°24′53″N 0°38′29″W / 52.4147°N 0.6414°W / 52.4147; -0.6414

Grafton Underwood is a village and civil parish in the Kettering borough of Northamptonshire, England. At the time of the 2001 census, the parish's population was 134 people, increasing to 146 at the 2011 census.[1] The village was used in Helen Fielding's Bridget Jones novels as her childhood home.[2]

The Church of England parish church is dedicated to St James the Apostle.[3] It is a Grade I listed building.

RAF Grafton Underwood was assigned to the United States Army Air Forces Eighth Air Force in 1942 as USAAF Station 106.


  1. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 4 July 2016.
  2. ^ Office for National Statistics: Grafton Underwood CP: Parish headcounts. Retrieved 11 December 2009
  3. ^ St James the Apostle Church Official Website