Place:Podington, Bedfordshire, England


Alt namesPoddingtonsource: Family History Library Catalog
Podintonesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 30
Potintonesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 30
Puddingtonsource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeVillage, Civil parish
Coordinates52.25°N 0.617°W
Located inBedfordshire, England

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Podington is a village and civil parish in Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom. The village is within the electoral ward of Harrold in the Borough of Bedford. Podington lies around northwest of Bedford and is about east of the county border with Northamptonshire. Podington is a small picturesque rural village; many of its buildings are stone cottages dating from the 18th century, and some even earlier. Nearby there is paintballing and Podington Garden Centre can be found in the High Street. Podington was included in the Domesday Book 1086; and has been recorded as "Podintone" and "Potintone" from the 13th century and later as "Puddington". Today it is sometimes spelt (or misspelt) "Poddington". Located around southeast of the village are RAF Podington and Santa Pod Raceway. Hinwick House is found at a crossroads under south of the village.

Civil Parish

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The civil parish covering Podington also encompasses Hinwick and Farndish; although in the past Farndish had its own civil parish, it experienced depopulation and it was absorbed into the Podington parish. In the past and present the civil parish is usually referred to as "Podington and Hinwick" but sometimes "Podington with Hinwick" or just "Podington". the parish is within the historic Hundred of Willey.

Nearby Places

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Less than to the south is the hamlet of Hinwick; the closest nearby villages between 1.5 and 3 km (1 and 2 miles) away include Farndish to the northwest and Wymington to the northeast. Nearby larger settlements include Rushden to the north, Irchester to the northwest and Wollaston to the west, all around away. Wellingborough, which is northwest of Podington, is the village's post town.

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source: Family History Library Catalog