Place:Woodnewton, Northamptonshire, England

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NameWoodnewton
Alt namesNewton-Woodsource: Family History Library Catalog
Wood-Newtonsource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeCivil parish
Coordinates52.534°N 0.483°W
Located inNorthamptonshire, England
See alsoOundle Rural, Northamptonshire, Englandrural district in which it was located 1894-1935
Oundle and Thrapston Rural, Northamptonshire, Englandrural district in which it was located 1935-1974
East Northamptonshire District, Northamptonshire, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Woodnewton is a village in Northamptonshire, England. Essentially a pair of parallel streets, the village lies to the north of a small stream, the Willow Brook, in Rockingham Forest. It is in the East Northamptonshire district. At the time of the 2001 census, the parish's population was 442 people.

Woodnewton is home to 'Clownfest', a fundraising operation inspired by Coco the Clown. There is a woodcarved statue of 'Coco the clown' in the Woodnewton village park. Coco the clown is buried in the graveyard of the only village church, which is situated to the eastern end of the village. Clownfest raised enough money to pay for the building of the current village hall, which is a central hub for the village.

Other facilities include: Public House,Village hall, Church and a Pottery.

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