Oundle, Northamptonshire

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Oundle is a town in Northamptonshire

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

Oundle in historic gazetteers

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

Oundle, market town, par., and township with ry. sta., Northamptonshire, on river Nen, 13½ miles SW. of Peterborough and 98 miles from London - par., 5300 ac., pop. 3073; township, pop. 2953; town, pop. 2890; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank. Market-day, Thursday. The name is a corruption of Avondale. In the vicinity are several mineral springs impregnated with iron; one of these sends forth a singular noise, which gives it the name of the "Drumming Well." Quantities of lace are made by the inhabitants.

Oundle in the Domesday Book

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

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