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Helidon (or Hellidon) is a village and parish on the borders of Warwickshire, 2 miles from Charwelton station on the Great Central railway, 4 miles north from Byfield station on the Stratford and Midland Junction railway, 6 south-west from Daventry and 14 north-east-by-north from Banbury, in the Southern division of the county, hundred of Fawsley, petty sessional division, union, county court district and rural deanery of Daventry, archdeaconry of Northampton and diocese of Peterborough. The village occupies a very sequestered site in a hilly district, affording beautiful views of the surrounding country. The river Learn rises in this parish and being joined by other tributary springs, flows to Leamington, below which town it joins the river Avon.
Transcribed from Kelly's Directory of Bedfordshire, Huntingdonshire, and Northamptonshire, 1914