Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for RAVENSTHORPE

RAVENSTHORPE, a village and a parish in Brixworth district, Northampton. The village stands 4½ miles W of Brixworth r. station, and 8 N E of Daventry; and has a post-office under Northampton. The parish contains also the hamlets of Coton and Teeton. Acres, 2, 871. Real property, £5, 693. Pop., 701. Houses, 155. The property is subdivided. The manor belongs to Lord Willoughby de Broke. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £300.* Patron, Christ Church, Oxford. The church consists of nave, aisles, and chancel, with porch and tower; and has very fine arches, of horse-shoe form, separating the nave from the aisles. There are a Baptist chapel, a national school, and 33 acres of land for the benefit of the "honest and industrions poor."

(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a village and a parish"   (ADL Feature Type: "populated places")
Administrative units: Ravensthorpe AP/CP       Brixworth RegD/PLU       Northamptonshire AncC
Place: Ravensthorpe

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