Great Oxendon

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Great Oxendon
Great Oxendon is located in Northamptonshire
Great Oxendon
Great Oxendon
Great Oxendon shown within Northamptonshire
Population 331 (2011)
OS grid reference SP7383
Shire county
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
List of places
NorthamptonshireCoordinates: 52°26′35″N 0°55′19″W / 52.443°N 0.922°W / 52.443; -0.922

Great Oxendon is a linear village and civil parish in the Daventry district of the county of Northamptonshire in England. At the time of the 2001 census, the parish's population was 307 people,[1] increasing to 331 at the 2011 Census.[2]

Its eastern end is on the A508 road from Market Harborough to Northampton but most of the village is at 90° to the main road's north-south direction. The former railway tunnel at Great Oxendon is now open as part of the Brampton Valley Way.

Between 1859 and 1960 the village was served by Clipston and Oxendon railway station about one mile south-east of the village and with running trains between Northampton in the south and Market Harborough in the north.

Little Oxendon is a deserted medieval village about one mile north of Great Oxendon at grid reference SP730846.

Notable buildings[edit]

The Historic England website contains details of a total of four listed buildings in the parish of Great Oxendon, all of which are Grade II apart from St Helen’s Church, which is Grade II*.[3] They are:

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Office for National Statistics: Great Oxendon CP: Parish headcounts. Retrieved 10 November 2009.
  2. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 4 July 2016. 
  3. ^ "Historic England – The List". Retrieved 4 October 2015. 
  4. ^ "Historic England". Retrieved 4 October 2015. 
  5. ^ "Historic England". Retrieved 4 October 2015. 
  6. ^ "Historic England". Retrieved 4 October 2015. 

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