Burton Latimer, Northamptonshire


Burton-Latimer, a parish in Northamptonshire, 3 1/2 milea SE of Kettering. It has a station, jointly with Isham, on the M.B., and a post, money order, and telegraph office under Kettering. Acreage, 2756; population, 1948. The manor belonged once to the Latimers. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Peterborough ; value, from 700 acres of glebe, uncertain, with residence. The church, a large and beautiful building in the Norman and Early English styles, was restored in 1867. There are a Baptist chapel and some useful charities. Burton Hall, a large mansion, is at the entrance of the village.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1894-5


Old maps of Burton Latimer are available on the old-maps.co.uk site, and a current map is available on the Streetmap.co.uk site.

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