Weedon Lois

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Weedon Lois
Church and Cottage, Weedon Lois - geograph.org.uk - 143103.jpg
SS Mary and Peter parish church
Weedon Lois is located in Northamptonshire
Weedon Lois
Weedon Lois
Weedon Lois shown within Northamptonshire
OS grid reference SP601470
Civil parish
  • Weston and Weedon
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Northampton
Postcode district NN12
Dialling code 01327
Police Northamptonshire
Fire Northamptonshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
UK Parliament
Website Weston and Weedon Parish Council
List of places
UK
England
Northamptonshire
52°07′04″N 1°07′26″W / 52.1178°N 1.1239°W / 52.1178; -1.1239Coordinates: 52°07′04″N 1°07′26″W / 52.1178°N 1.1239°W / 52.1178; -1.1239

Weedon Lois (or Lois Weedon) is a village in Weston and Weedon civil parish , about 5.5 miles (9 km) west of Towcester, Northamptonshire, England.

Its name is derived from the Old English Wēo-dūn, meaning "Temple Hill".[citation needed] Before Christianity came there may have been an Anglo-Saxon pagan temple here.

The oldest parts of the Church of England parish church of SS Mary and Peter date from about 1100.[1] It is a Grade II* listed building.[1] The authors Edith Sitwell and her brother Sacheverell Sitwell are buried in the churchyard, as is Michael Aris.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Historic England (17 May 1960). "Church of St Mary (1371888)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 10 November 2013. 

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