Denford

Denford is a small village and civil parish situated in North Northamptonshire, England. At the time of the 2001 census, the parish population was 250 people,[1] increasing to 282 at the 2011 census.[2]

Denford
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Denford is located in Northamptonshire
Denford
Denford
Location within Northamptonshire
Population282 (2011)
OS grid referenceSP9977
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townKettering
Postcode districtNN14
Dialling code01832
PoliceNorthamptonshire
FireNorthamptonshire
AmbulanceEast Midlands
UK Parliament
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England
Northamptonshire
52°22′43″N 0°32′36″W / 52.378648°N 0.543400°W / 52.378648; -0.543400Coordinates: 52°22′43″N 0°32′36″W / 52.378648°N 0.543400°W / 52.378648; -0.543400

The villages name means 'valley ford'.[3]

The village stands on the river Nene.It is in this area that the pronunciation of its name changes. Upstream- to the south- it is known as the Nen (as in "ten"); downstream - to the north- it is the Neen (as in "been").

Heritage assetsEdit

The following buildings and structures are listed by Historic England as of special architectural or historic interest.[4]

DemographyEdit

  • In 1801 there were 267 persons[5]
  • In 1831 there were 319 persons[5]
  • In 1841 there were 329 persons[5]
  • In 2001 there were 250 persons[2]
  • In 2011 there were 282 persons[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Office for National Statistics: Denford CP: Parish headcounts. Retrieved 8 November 2009
  2. ^ a b c "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 2 July 2016.
  3. ^ "Key to English Place-names".
  4. ^ National Heritage List for England (Historic England)
  5. ^ a b c William Whellan & Co. (1849). History, Gazetteer and Directory Northamptonshire. Whittaker & Co. p. 885.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Denford at Wikimedia Commons