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145 (2011 census)
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Thorpe Malsor is a village and civil parish 2 miles (3 km) west of Kettering. The population at the 2011 Census was 145.
The Church of England parish church of All Saints was built late in the 13th and early in the 14th centuries.In 1877 the Gothic Revival architect C.C. Rolfe restored the church, with Harry Hems of Exeter undertaking the carving. All Saints parish is now part of a single benefice with the parishes of Broughton, Cransley and Loddington.
The village well in the middle of the main street was sunk in 1589.Thorpe Malsor Hall is a Jacobean house that was refenestrated in the 18th century and enlarged in 1817.
Thorpe Malsor sits in the Northamptonshire ironstone field. Between 1903 and 1949, iron ore was quarried from extensive, shallow pits on the north and west sides of the village. These pits were connected to the ironworks north of Kettering, by branch of the narrow gauge Kettering Ironstone Railway. The first pit was close to the village on the west side. The last was further west. The railway crossed the valley north-east of the village on a substantial viaduct. The branch was removed in 1949. The railway was worked by steam locomotives including an unusual double ended locomotive built by the Sentinel Company a central cab and a boiler and chimney at each end.This was mostly used on the Thorpe Malsor branch. Steam quarrying machines were iintroduced from 1918 and diesel ones from 1944.
Rothwell is a small market town in the Kettering district of Northamptonshire, England. It lies some 10 km southeast of Market Harborough, 11 km southwest of Corby, and 6 km northwest of Kettering, all of which are larger places. Rothwell's nearest railway station is at Kettering on the Midland Main Line.
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Scaldwell is a village and civil parish in the Daventry district, Northamptonshire, England.
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, increasing to 671 at the 2011 census.
Lamport is a village and civil parish in the Daventry district of the county of Northamptonshire, England. The village is on the A508, about 8 miles (13 km) south of Market Harborough and 8 miles (13 km) north of Northampton. Nearby is Lamport Hall. At the time of the 2001 census, the parish's population was 207 people, including Hanging Houghton and increasing to 225 at the 2011 Census.
Whiston is a village in the English county of Northamptonshire four miles due east of the county town of Northampton. It is in the civil parish of Cogenhoe and Whiston.The name of the village derives from Old English and was first recorded as Hwiccingtune in 974. It means "the farmstead of the Hwicce tribe." At the 2011 Census the population of the village remained less than 100 and was included in the civil parish of Brafield and Yardley.
Waltham on the Wolds is an English village located in the civil parish of Waltham on the Wolds and Thorpe Arnold, in the Melton borough of Leicestershire. It lies about 5 miles (8.0 km) north-east of Melton Mowbray and 11 miles (17.7 km) south-west of Grantham on the main A607 road. The population of the parish was 967 in 2011.
Sproxton is a village and civil parish within the Borough of Melton in Leicestershire, England, close to the border with Lincolnshire. It has a population of 480, rising to 658 at the 2011 census.
Earls Barton is a village and civil parish in Northamptonshire, notable for its Anglo-Saxon church and shoe-making heritage. The village is in the Borough of Wellingborough. At the time of the 2011 census, the population was 5,387. Earls Barton is renowned for its remarkable Anglo-Saxon heritage.
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Eaton is a village and civil parish in Leicestershire, England. It is situated in the Vale of Belvoir. The population at the 2011 census was 648. The civil parish includes nearby Eastwell, which is to the west of the village. Eaton has a church, a village hall and a children's park, but the public house called The Castle and its adjacent shop have been permanently closed.
Twywell is an English village and civil parish in the county of Northamptonshire, adjacent to Twywell Hills and Dales Country Park. It lies just to the north of the A14 road, about three miles (5 km) west of Thrapston, and forms part of the district of East Northamptonshire. At the time of the 2011 census, the population of the parish was 176.
The Kettering Ironstone Railway was an industrial 3 ft narrow gauge railway that served the ironstone quarries around Kettering.
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Knipton is a small English village in the civil parish of Belvoir, in the county of Leicestershire. It lies about 6 miles (10 km) from the town of Grantham, just off the A607, and 10 miles (16 km) from Melton Mowbray. It borders the Duke of Rutland's estate at Belvoir Castle. Although the village is in Leicestershire, it has a Nottinghamshire postcode and a Lincolnshire (Grantham) STD code.
Lowick is a village and civil parish forming part of the district of East Northamptonshire, England, about 2 miles (3.2 km) north-west of Thrapston. It appears in the Domesday Book as Luhwik, and later as Lofwyk and in 1167 as Luffewich. The name derives from Old English "Luhha's or Luffa's dwelling place", wic being cognate to vicus in Latin. At the time of the 2011 census, the parish's population was 298 people.
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Cranford St Andrew is a settlement in the civil parish of Cranford in Northamptonshire, England. It neighbours Cranford St John.
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