Pitsford

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Pitsford
Pitsford is located in Northamptonshire
Pitsford
Pitsford
 Pitsford shown within Northamptonshire
Population 671 (2011)
OS grid reference SP7568
District Daventry
Shire county Northamptonshire
Region East Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Northampton
Postcode district NN6
Dialling code 01604
Police Northamptonshire
Fire Northamptonshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
UK Parliament Kettering
List of places
UK
England
Northamptonshire

Coordinates: 52°18′23″N 0°53′34″W / 52.3064°N 0.8927°W / 52.3064; -0.8927

Pitsford is a village and civil parish in the Daventry District of the non-metropolitan county of Northamptonshire in the United Kingdom. According to 2001 census, the parish's population was 636 people,[1] increasing to 671 at the 2011 census.[2]

Notable buildings[edit]

The Historic England website contains details of a total of 15 entries for listed buildings in the parish of Pitseford, all of which are Grade II except for All Saints’ Church which is Grade II*.[3] These include:

Notable inhabitant[edit]

Pitsford Water, which is used for fishing and sailing as well as storing water for the local area,[4] is north-west of the village, but only part of it lies within the parish.[5] Pitsford Airstrip is at Moulton Grange Farm. Ironstone is quarried at Pitsford and was formerly transported by rail; the railway line is now part of the preserved Northampton & Lamport Railway which has its headquarters at Pitsford and Brampton railway station.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Office for National Statistics: Pitsford CP: Parish headcounts. Retrieved 16 November 2009
  2. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighborough Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 8 July 2016. 
  3. ^ "Historic England – The List". Retrieved 2015-09-30. 
  4. ^ Anglian Water: Pitsford Water Park. Retrieved 16 November 2009
  5. ^ Ordnance Survey 1:25,000 mapping

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