Maidford

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Maidford
Church snow 1.JPG
The 13th-century parish church is dedicated to St Peter and St Paul
Maidford is located in Northamptonshire
Maidford
Maidford
Maidford shown within Northamptonshire
Population 168 (2011 Census)[1] 179 (2001 Census)
OS grid reference SP609525
• London 71 miles (114 km)
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Towcester
Postcode district NN12 8H_
Dialling code 01327
Police Northamptonshire
Fire Northamptonshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Northamptonshire
52°10′03″N 1°06′31″W / 52.1674°N 1.1087°W / 52.1674; -1.1087Coordinates: 52°10′03″N 1°06′31″W / 52.1674°N 1.1087°W / 52.1674; -1.1087

Maidford is a civil and eccesiastical parish in South Northamptonshire and the diocese of Peterborough situated about 6 miles (9.7 km) north-west of Towcester. The population is 179, falling to 168 at the 2011 census. It was a centre of local Northamptonshire lace-making until the early 20th century.

History[edit]

Maidford is mentioned in the Domesday Book as the settlement Merdeford Manor.

Buildings[edit]

The 13th-century parish church is dedicated to St Peter and St Paul, and forms the centre of a monastic complex used as an hospitalium by the nearby Abbey at Canons Ashby. Since 2006 the parish has been part of the Lambfold Benefice[2] along with the parishes of Blakesley, Adstone, Farthingstone and Litchborough.

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