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Castle Dykes, Northamptonshire

Historical Description

Castle-Dykes, a Roman camp at Farthingstone, in Northamptonshire. It includes 13 acres, and is double-ditched. It is thought to have been occupied by Ethelfieda, and burnt in 1013 by the Danes.

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

Church Records, in association with the Northamptonshire Record Office, have images of the Parish Registers and Bishop's Transcripts for Northamptonshire online.

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Northamptonshire is available to browse.


Online maps of Castle Dykes are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Northamptonshire papers online: