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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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  • Road Closure - Warwick Road 9th April

    Anglian Water are requiring to carry out repairs to a pipe at the above location.  To undertake this work safely will require that the road is closed for up to three days from the 9th April 2019.

    A plan showing the closure and the diversion can be viewed here https://roadworks.org?tm=112973152

    If you require more information about the works please contact Christina Turman on 01522 341810.

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  • Fix my Street

    Fix My Street
    Northamptonshire County Council (NCC) is closing down Street Doctor and moving everything over to a new system called Fix My Street.  Street Doctor will be unavailable from around 5:00pm on Monday and the new system will go live on Tuesday.  Current reports will be moved over so they shouldn’t have to be resubmitted and the old report reference numbers should still work.  Fix My Street is simpler to use and mobile responsive and it allows photos to be attached to reports.  The new system will be available via links at www.northamptonshire.gov.uk.  A direct link will be issued after go-live.

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  • Parish Council APM

    The Parish Council APM is on the  10th April at 7.30pm in the Main Hall of the Village Hall

    AGENDA APM 10 APRIL 2019

    Previous Draft Minutes of 2018 APM

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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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