The village of Cogenhoe (pronounced Cook-nuh) overlooks the valley of the River Nene and is some five miles (8 km) east of the county town, Northampton. Cogenhoe is situated on high ground overlooking the Nene Valley. It has grown into a large village with varied amenities including football, cricket and bowls clubs.
The village has a number of facilities including the sports clubs listed below. The other facilities include a village pub (the Royal Oak), a village shop (Londis), the village hall, a service garage (Burrows), the church hall, Sports and Social Club and a school (Cogenhoe Primary School).
These two maps show the boundaries of the individual civil parishes in the county in 1900 and in 1944. Comparing the two on a local level allows one to understand the alterations (should there be any) which occurred during the interim period which are noted in the text above.