Place:Little Houghton, Northamptonshire, England

NameLittle Houghton
TypeParish (ancient), Civil parish
Coordinates52.223°N 0.83°W
Located inNorthamptonshire, England
See alsoHardingstone Rural, Northamptonshire, Englandrural district in which it was located 1894-1935
Northampton Rural, Northamptonshire, Englandrural district in which it was located 1935-1974
South Northamptonshire District, Northamptonshire, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
source: Family History Library Catalog
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Little Houghton is a village and civil parish in Northamptonshire, England, located about 2 miles (3.2 km) east of Northampton. Little Houghton is part of the South Northamptonshire District. At the time of the 2001 UK census, the parish's population was 367 people.

The village is just off the A428 road between Bedford and Northampton.

To the north at Clifford Hill by the river Nene is the surviving motte of Little Houghton Castle.

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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.

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