Lower Boddington

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Lower Boddington
Lower Boddington is located in Northamptonshire
Lower Boddington
Lower Boddington
Lower Boddington shown within Northamptonshire
OS grid reference SP4852
Civil parish
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Daventry
Postcode district NN11
Dialling code 01327
Police Northamptonshire
Fire Northamptonshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Northamptonshire
52°10′05″N 1°17′56″W / 52.168°N 1.299°W / 52.168; -1.299Coordinates: 52°10′05″N 1°17′56″W / 52.168°N 1.299°W / 52.168; -1.299

Lower Boddington is a village about 8.5 miles (13.7 km) southwest of Daventry in Northamptonshire. Lower Boddington is the smaller of the two villages in Boddington civil parish, most of whose facilities are located in Upper Boddington.

Children from Lower Boddington are most likely to attend a primary school in Aston le Walls, Chipping Warden, Leamington Spa or Upper Boddington. Teenagers are likely to attend Chenderit School or Blesséd George Napier RC School in nearby Banbury.

Lower Boddington has a public house, the Carpenters Arms,[1] owned by the Hook Norton Brewery.[2]

HS2[edit]

The UK government plans to build a second high speed railway going from Birmingham to London, Lower Boddington is one of the villages who's residents have complained about the noise pollution the railway would create and the lowering of house prices it would cause. Many posters and slogans have been put up in protest of the railway in the village and surrounding area, like many other many towns and villages along the new line.

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