Middleton, Northamptonshire

Middleton is a village and civil parish in North Northamptonshire close to the county boundary with Leicestershire. At the time of the 2001 census, the parish's population was 328 people,[1] increasing to 414 at the 2011 Census.[2]

Middleton
Middleton is located in Northamptonshire
Middleton
Middleton
Location within Northamptonshire
Population414 (2011)
OS grid referenceSP840899
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townMarket Harborough
Postcode districtLE16
Dialling code01536
PoliceNorthamptonshire
FireNorthamptonshire
AmbulanceEast Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
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England
Northamptonshire
52°30′03″N 0°45′50″W / 52.5009°N 0.7639°W / 52.5009; -0.7639Coordinates: 52°30′03″N 0°45′50″W / 52.5009°N 0.7639°W / 52.5009; -0.7639

The villages name means 'middle farm/settlement'.[3]

GeographyEdit

Middleton is just to the west of the town of Corby, with Cottingham and East Carlton nearby. There is a very steep hill known locally simply as "The Hill". The village has a Leicestershire postcode.

AmenitiesEdit

There is a pub with a restaurant - The Red Lion, Willow Cottage B & B and the Jurassic Way waymarked long-distance footpath passes through the village.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Office for National Statistics: Middleton CP: Parish headcounts. Retrieved 14 November 2009
  2. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 7 July 2016.
  3. ^ "Key to English Place-names".

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