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Shuttlehanger or Shutlanger, Northamptonshire

Historical Description

Shuttlehanger or Shutlanger, a township in Stoke Bruerne parish, Northamptonshire, 1 mile W of the village of Stoke Bruerne, and 2½ miles ENE of Towcester. Acreage, 1363; population, 360. There are a school chapel belonging to the Church of England, a Wesleyan chapel, and a curious quondam chapel formerly connected with the Cistercian nunnery of St Mary Magdalene at Sewardesley, now used for cottage tenements.

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


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyNorthamptonshire 
Civil parishStoke Bruerne 
Poor Law unionTowcester 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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