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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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  • Boddington Bugle Issue 5

  • Sustainable Villages

    Please see the attach publication written by CLA (Country Land and Business Association Limited) which considers the sustainability of rural communities.

    CLA - Sustainable Villages

    Report written by https://www.cla.org.uk

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  • Future Police and Fire Priorities

    Please tell us your views on future Police and Fire Priorities for Northamptonshire

    Northamptonshire Police,Fire and Crime Commissioner Stephen Mold is updating his Police and Crime Plan and launching a new Fire & Rescue Plan – his first since taking responsibility for Northamptonshire Fire & Rescue Service in January 2019. We are now asking people to tell us what they think about the priorities that Stephen has set out.

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Future Police and Fire Priorities

Please tell us your views on future Police and Fire Priorities for Northamptonshire

Northamptonshire Police,Fire and Crime Commissioner Stephen Mold is updating his Police and Crime Plan and launching a new Fire & Rescue Plan – his first since taking responsibility for Northamptonshire Fire & Rescue Service in January 2019. We are now asking people to tell us what they think about the priorities that Stephen has set out.

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Community

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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