Daventry, Northamptonshire

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Daventry is a town in Northamptonshire

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Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Daventry within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.

Daventry in historic gazetteers

Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew

Daventry (popularly Daintree), mun. bor., market town, and par., S. Northamptonshire, on an eminence between the Learn and the Nen and near the Grand Junction Canal, 13 miles NW. of Northampton and 70 NW. of London, 4090 ac., pop. 3859; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks, 1 newspaper. Market-day, Wednesday; has extensive mfrs. of whips and shoes. D. is an ancient town. It was incorporated by King John. In the old coaching days it was a great thoroughfare for the NW. of England.

Daventry in the Domesday Book

A village in Gravesend hundred, in the county of Northamptonshire.

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