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  • Welcome

    Welcome to Boddington

    Boddington comprises the villages of Upper and Lower Boddington which nestle in the beautiful South Northamptonshire countryside on the borders of Oxfordshire and Warwickshire.  

    Centrally located within commuting distance of London and Birmingham it offers the best of living in a thriving community with the practicality of working lives.

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  • HS2 Royal Assent & Update

    Please see the following information that has been circulated by HS2 relating to Royal Assent, Homeowner Payments, Rural Support zone schemes and a general update.

    Route Wide Community Update

    Homeowner Payment Scheme

    Rural Supportzone Schemes

    Royal Assent Useful Information

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  • Contacting the police in Northants

    When to contact 999 or 101 and contact details for local police in Brackley and Towcester.  You can also download this information here.

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  • Parish Plan Results

    The results of the parish plan questionniare are now available in the form of a summary report.  A full report with further analysis will be published as soon as possible.

    Summary Report of Plan Questionnaire

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Boddington Walk

Local Walks around Boddington

Follow the local walk around Boddington

You can see the evidence of history as it still remains in the architechture of some of the old dwellings, and enjoy the beauty of lovely countryside. You can download a printable version of the map and commentary

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A History of Boddington

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The spelling of Boddington has changed over the centuries from Botendon in Domesday Book (1086) through Bottelendon (12th century Survey of Northamptonshire), and Budinton in the Calendar of Close Rolls (1244) to Botyngdon (1358), Botyndoun (1396) and Botyngdon (1428). When it became established as Boddington we do not know, but on some 19th century maps it was spelled with only one d. The origin of the name could be Botas Hill (dun) or, as Baker surmises, it could be compounded of Boten, a contraction of the Saxon plural of botl, a habitation, and dune or done, a down, which corresponds with the situation of the upper village.

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