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Daventry About Daventry Town.

Daventry is a small historic market town lying in the middle of England in the County of Northamptonshire it has a population of around 77,843 (2011 census).

The town has seen a lot of growth in the past 10 years with new housing estates being built including Ashby Fields, Lang Farm, Timken and most recently Middlemore.

Older estates include; Royal Oak, Stefen Hill, The Grange, The Headlands, Southbrook and Borough Hill. A new housing estate is under development for 1000 new homes on

The town has had a market since the twelfth century, attracting people from the surrounding villages to buy and sell their produce. The street market is now held every Tuesday and Friday in High Street. Also on the first Saturday of each month a farmers market is held in High Street.
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There are many buildings in the centre of the town that are on the List of Buildings of special interest, Church of Holy Cross, Saracen's Head, The Moot Hall and The Wheatsheaf. Streets and areas of interest in the town are Market Square, Church Walk, New Street, High Street, Sheaf Street.

Sheaf Street
The town now has a fantastic award winning building, The Icon  which specialises in green technologies and sustainable construction. It offers 55 business units, a range of meeting rooms, a conference centre, an exhibition space and onsite cafe Being situated in the midlands the centre is a perfect location for companies to hold events or run their businesses.

iCon Environmental Innovation Centre

On the edge of the town centre is the popular Country Park and reservoir popular with dog walkers, cyclists and runners.

Country Park

Daventry Villages and Towns

Daventry is situated in the beautiful Northamptonshire countryside and is surrounded by some fantastic Cities, Towns and Villages. Below is a selection of places near Daventry with the miles and time it will take to get there from the town. Click on 'Get Directions' to see a Google map to show you how to get to each destination from Daventry.
Long Buckby
5.4 miles (12 mins)
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8.7 miles (18 mins)
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8.0 miles (16 mins)
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10.8 miles (22 mins)
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Long Itchington
12.6 miles (22 mins)
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Long Lawford
13.9 miles (27 mins)
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15.5 miles (25 mins)
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12.5 miles (21 mins)
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14.2 miles (31 mins)
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14.9 miles (24 mins)
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17.1 miles (27 mins)
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19.5 miles (32 mins)
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Milton Keynes
25.0 miles (39 mins)
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10.8 miles (20 mins)
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12.7 miles (27 mins)
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Leamington Spa
17.3 miles (30 mins)
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20.3 miles (38 mins)
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18.5 miles (34 mins)
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4.7 miles (10 mins)
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38.3 miles (46 mins)
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More Villages nearby.. More Villages nearby..

Badby, Barby, Kilsby, Newnham, Norton, Staverton, Welton, Braunston, Byfield, Charwelton, Dodford, Everdon, Ashby St Ledgers, Fawsley, Hellidon, Kilsby, Woodford Halse, Watford, Cold Ashby, Flecknoe, Willoughby, Everdon, Farthingstone.


Useful Services Telephone Numbers and Addresses Useful Services Telephone Numbers and Addresses

Daventry District Council, Lodge Road, Daventry, NN11 4FP
Tel: 01327 871100

New Street, Daventry, NN11 4BS
Tel: 101

Fire Headquarters
Tel: 01604 797000
East Midlands Ambulance Service
Tel: 01159 296151

Northampton General Hospital
Tel: 01604 634700

Dantre Hospital
London Road, Daventry, Northamptonshire NN11 4DY
Tel: 01327 708800

Abbey House Surgery
Golding Close, Daventry, Northants, NN11 4FE
Tel: 01327 877770. Out of Hours: 03336 664664

Monksfield Surgery
Wimborne Place, Daventry, Northants, NN11 0XZ
Tel: 01327 877770. Out of Hours: 111

Danetre Medical Practice
London Road, Daventry, Northants, NN11 4DY
Tel: 01327 703333. Out of Hours: 111

Rugby St Cross Hospital
Tel: 01788 572831

Nenedoc (urgent medical care outside normal GP surgery hours across the Daventry area)
Tel: 03336 664664

Anglian Water
Tel: 08457 145145

Severn Trent Water
Tel: 0800 7834444

EON (East Midlands Electric)
Tel: 0845 0599905

Travel and Parking Travel and Parking

The town is 76.4 miles north-northwest of London via the M1 motorway, 13.9 miles west of Northampton, 10.2 miles southeast of Rugby and 15.8 miles north-north east of Banbury.

By Car
Public car parks in the town centre are free, but time restrictions apply to those nearest to town centre.

By Bus
Bus services run to and from the town centre the bus station provides strong links with the local area and surrounding region.
See for timetable.

By Train
Long Buckby station is 3 miles from the town centre. There is a small car park at the station or alternatively can be reached by bus or taxi.
See for bus timetable.

Population/ Area Details Population/ Area Details

Town Population - 28,000
District Population - 78,000
OS Grid Reference - SP5762
Civil Parish - Daventry
District - Daventry District
County - Northamptonshire
Region - East Midlands
Country - England
State - United Kingdom
Postal Area Town - DAVENTRY
Postcode District - NN11
Dialling code - 01327
Police - Northamptonshire
Fire - Northamptonshire
Ambulance - East Midlands
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