Sibbertoft

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Sibbertoft
Sibbertoft Church - geograph.org.uk - 143974.jpg
St Helen's Church, Sibbertoft
Sibbertoft is located in Northamptonshire
Sibbertoft
Sibbertoft
Location within Northamptonshire
Population462 (2011)
OS grid referenceSP6882
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townMarket Harborough
Postcode districtLE16
Dialling code01858
PoliceNorthamptonshire
FireNorthamptonshire
AmbulanceEast Midlands
UK Parliament
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Northamptonshire
52°26′10″N 0°59′38″W / 52.4362°N 0.9938°W / 52.4362; -0.9938Coordinates: 52°26′10″N 0°59′38″W / 52.4362°N 0.9938°W / 52.4362; -0.9938

Sibbertoft is a village and civil parish in the Daventry district of Northamptonshire in England. At the time of the 2001 census, the parish's population (including Sulby) was 343 people,[1] increasing to 462 at the 2011 Census.[2]

Facilities in the village include a pub, church, recreation ground and the Sibbertoft Reading Room which is in effect the village hall.[3]

Notable buildings and monuments[edit]

The Historic England website contains details of the listed buildings in the parish of Sibbertoft. All of them are Grade II apart from the parish church, which is Grade II*.[4]

The listed buildings are:

  • St Helen's Church, Church Street
  • Two chest tombs and a pair of headstones in the churchyard
  • The Springs, 7 Berkeley Street
  • The Old School, Church Street, 1846 by Edmund Francis Law[5]
  • 41 Welland Rise

There is also a scheduled monument in the parish, Sibbertoft motte and bailey castle

Geography[edit]

The source of the River Welland is in the parish and it issues as a spring at Spring Croft, Church Street. Sibbertoft sits astride one of the principal watersheds in England[6] and the plateau of land towards Naseby contains the sources of four rivers flowing west, south and east.

Coombe Hill Hollow, north of the village, is a Site of Special Scientific Interest.

Notable residents[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Office for National Statistics: Sibbertoft CP: Parish headcounts. Retrieved 19 November 2009
  2. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for Nationqal Statistics. Retrieved 9 July 2016.
  3. ^ Sibbertoft Reading Room Retrieved 10 April 2011
  4. ^ "Historic England – The List". Retrieved 29 September 2015.
  5. ^ Pevsner, Northamptonshire, Addenda p530
  6. ^ "Sibbertoft Village Design Statement". Daventrydc.gov.uk. Daventry District Council. Retrieved 25 November 2018.

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