Wilbarston

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Wilbarston
Wilbarston is located in Northamptonshire
Wilbarston
Wilbarston
Location within Northamptonshire
Population753 (2011)
OS grid referenceSP8188
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townMarket Harborough
Postcode districtLE16
Dialling code01536
PoliceNorthamptonshire
FireNorthamptonshire
AmbulanceEast Midlands
EU ParliamentEast Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Northamptonshire
52°29′18″N 0°48′04″W / 52.4884°N 0.8012°W / 52.4884; -0.8012Coordinates: 52°29′18″N 0°48′04″W / 52.4884°N 0.8012°W / 52.4884; -0.8012

Wilbarston is a village and civil parish in the English county of Northamptonshire in the Welland valley. It is administered as part of the borough of Kettering and is five miles east of the Leicestershire town of Market Harborough, via the A427. At the time of the 2001 census, the parish's population was 767 people,[1] including Pipewell but reducing slightly to 753 at the 2011 Census.[2]

It has no secondary schools, but one primary school - Wilbarston C of E Primary School[3] - that dates back to 1845. It was built with the intention of serving seven villages: Wilbarston, Stoke Albany, Dingley, Weston by Welland, Sutton Bassett, Ashley and Brampton Ash.


References[edit]

  1. ^ Office for National Statistics: Wilbarston CP: Parish headcounts. Retrieved 30 November 2009
  2. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 8 July 2016.
  3. ^ School website

External links[edit]

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