Holdenby is an English village and civil parish about 5.5 miles (8.9 km) north-west of Northampton in the Daventry district of Northamptonshire. The population of the civil parish at the time of the 2011 census was 170.[2]

Holdenby
Holdenby hall.jpg
Holdenby House
Holdenby is located in Northamptonshire
Holdenby
Holdenby
Location within Northamptonshire
Population100 (2001 Census[1])
170. (2011 Census)
OS grid referenceSP6967
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townNorthampton
Postcode districtNN6
Dialling code01604
PoliceNorthamptonshire
FireNorthamptonshire
AmbulanceEast Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Northamptonshire
52°18′04″N 0°58′55″W / 52.301°N 0.982°W / 52.301; -0.982Coordinates: 52°18′04″N 0°58′55″W / 52.301°N 0.982°W / 52.301; -0.982

Prominent buildingsEdit

The Church of England parish church of All Saints dates from the 14th century. However, it was extensively remodelled in 1843 and 1868.[3]

Holdenby House, with its associations with Sir Christopher Hatton, King James I, his son King Charles I and the Marlborough family, is Holdenby's principal building.

Namesake neighbourhoodEdit

The affluent neighbourhood of Holmby Hills, Los Angeles was created as Holdenby's namesake by the millionaire Arthur Letts, after the place of his birth.[4]

Notable peopleEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Area selected: Daventry (Non-Metropolitan District)". Neighbourhood Statistics: Full Dataset View. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 15 December 2010.
  2. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 5 July 2016.
  3. ^ Pevsner & Cherry, 1973, p. 261.
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 20 July 2011. Retrieved 20 September 2011.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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