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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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  • Parish Plan

    Dear Parishioner

    I am very pleased to announce the publication of the Boddington Parish Plan.

    The Plan document sets out the Parish Council's developing strategy and action plans on areas including community. facilities and leisure, housing, traffic and road safety and green and open spaces. The conclusions, strategy and action plans are informed and shaped by the results of the Parish Plan Questionnaire which are included in full in the document.

    The Parish Plan is, and will remain, a work in progress. evolving through experience and continued consultation with you, the parishioners of Boddington.

    I would like to thank Dr Malcolm Stewart for his outstanding effort in collating comprehensive background information on the Parish, the questionnaire results and our strategy and plans into this single document.

    Dr Dennis Burton

    Chairman, Boddington Parish Council


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  • Annual Parish Meeting

    The Annual Parish Meeting will be held on the evening of Thursday 26 April 2018 in the Village Hall and all Boddington parishioners are welcome to attend.

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  • Vacancy for Parish Clerk

    Please see the attached vacancy for a part time parish clerk for Boddington Parish.

    Parish Clerk Vacancy Advertisement

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Latest News

Closure Warwick Road 19 March

Anglian Water are requiring to carry out repairs to a leaking pipe on Warwick Road at the crossroads with Frog Lane.  To undertake this work safely will require that the road is closed for up to three days from the 19th March 2018.

A plan showing the closure and diversion can be viewed here https://roadworks.org?tm=104913440

If your require more information please contact Simon Lambert on 01522 347891.

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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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