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  • Welcome

    Welcome to Boddington

    Boddington comprises the villages of Upper and Lower Boddington which nestle in the beautiful South Northamptonshire countryside on the borders of Oxfordshire and Warwickshire.  

    Centrally located within commuting distance of London and Birmingham it offers the best of living in a thriving community with the practicality of working lives.

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  • Parish Plan Results

    The detailed report on the Parish Plan Questionnaire is now available and can be downloaded.  It should be read in conjunction with the summary report.

    DETAILED REPORT OF PLAN QUESTIONNAIRE

    The summary report was published in March and is available here.

    Summary Report of Plan Questionnaire

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  • Conservation Area Assessments

    Please see the attached reports for Upper and Lower Boddington, as part of South Northants Council's review of conservation areas, together with the assessment criteria.  They have concluded that Upper and Lower Boddington are not considered to fulfil the requirements to be designated a conservation area. 

    Upper Boddington Assessment

    Lower Boddington Assessment

    CRITERIA

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  • Parish Councillor Vacancy

    Boddington Parish Council Clerk to the Council:

    ANN MORTON

    14 Richmond Street
    Kings Sutton
    Banbury
    OX17 3RS

    Email: clerk@boddingtonparish.co.uk


    There is currently a vacancy for a Parish Councillor.

    You can download an updated Notice here.  This notice has been updated to make it clear that a request for an election requires notice from 10 electors from the Parish Ward, and not just the Parish.

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Latest News

Parish Services

Parish Councillor Vacancy

Boddington Parish Council Clerk to the Council:

ANN MORTON

14 Richmond Street
Kings Sutton
Banbury
OX17 3RS

Email: clerk@boddingtonparish.co.uk


There is currently a vacancy for a Parish Councillor.

You can download an updated Notice here.  This notice has been updated to make it clear that a request for an election requires notice from 10 electors from the Parish Ward, and not just the Parish.

DOWNLOAD VACANCY NOTICE

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Community

Boddington Walk

Local Walks around Boddington

Follow the local walk around Boddington

You can see the evidence of history as it still remains in the architechture of some of the old dwellings, and enjoy the beauty of lovely countryside. You can download a printable version of the map and commentary

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Community

A History of Boddington

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The spelling of Boddington has changed over the centuries from Botendon in Domesday Book (1086) through Bottelendon (12th century Survey of Northamptonshire), and Budinton in the Calendar of Close Rolls (1244) to Botyngdon (1358), Botyndoun (1396) and Botyngdon (1428). When it became established as Boddington we do not know, but on some 19th century maps it was spelled with only one d. The origin of the name could be Botas Hill (dun) or, as Baker surmises, it could be compounded of Boten, a contraction of the Saxon plural of botl, a habitation, and dune or done, a down, which corresponds with the situation of the upper village.

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