Place:Norton, Northamptonshire, England

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NameNorton
Alt namesBrokhallsource: hamlet in parish
TypeParish (ancient), Civil parish
Coordinates52.262°N 1.122°W
Located inNorthamptonshire, England
See alsoFawsley Hundred, Northamptonshire, Englandhundred in which it was located
Daventry 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
NOTE: This may be the only place named Norton in Northamptonshire, but A Vision of Britain through Time identifies 28 across England. Sources should be checked carefully.


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Norton is a village and civil parish in the Daventry District of Northamptonshire, England. The population including the hamlet of Brokhall and Norton village at the 2011 UK census was 434. The village is about 2 miles (3.2 km) east of Daventry, 11 miles (18 km) west of Northampton. Junction 16 of the M1 motorway is about 7 miles (11 km) southeast and the nearest railway station is at Long Buckby 3 miles (4.8 km) to the east. Near the village, on Watling Street, is the Roman settlement of Bannaventa.

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