Place:Canons Ashby, Northamptonshire, England

NameCanons Ashby
Alt namesAshby Canonssource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeParish (ancient), Civil parish
Coordinates52.145°N 1.168°W
Located inNorthamptonshire, England
See alsoDaventry Rural, Northamptonshire, Englandrural district in which it was located 1894-1974
Daventry District, Northamptonshire, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
source: Family History Library Catalog

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Canons Ashby is a small village and civil parish in the Daventry district of the county of Northamptonshire, England. The population of the village is included in the civil parish of Preston Capes.

Its most notable building is Canons Ashby House, a National Trust property. The parish church is a surviving fragment of Canons Ashby Priory.

It is situated one mile from Moreton Pinkney. A railway station was located between the two villages, on the Stratford-upon-Avon and Midland Junction Railway (later part of the London Midland and Scottish Railway), but the station closed in April 1952.

The village is part of the Daventry constituency.

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