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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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  • Mobile Library Service

    Please note that the new Mobile Library Service timetable is available and will be stopping at 14 Farm Stile, Upper Boddington on the first Thursday of each month, arriving at 12:50 and leaving at 13:10.  The full timetable is available below along with the summary of the review of the service.

    Full Timetable June 2016 - May 2017

    Review of Mobile Library Service

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  • Royal British Legion

    The Byfield and District Branch of the Royal British Legion includes responsibility for the Boddingtons and the surrounding countryside.

    Due to the advanced average age of our Members, we have started a recruiting campaign. The cornerstone of that campaign is a new Web site.

    British Legion website




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  • Two Parish Councillor Vacancies

    Boddington Parish Council Clerk to the Council:

    Kirsty Buttle

    74 Beaulieu Close
    OX16 4FQ
    Email: clerk@boddingtonparish.co.uk

    There are currently two vacancy notices for Parish Councillors.

    You can download the Notices here



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Latest News


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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Anglian starts £1.3m investment in Boddington

The work has been designed to significantly reduce the chance of burst mains in the Upper Boddington area.

Paul Valleley, Director of Water Services for Anglian Water, said: “Since the most recent burst main, last autumn, we’ve been working to understand the root cause of problems in the area.  As part of our investigations we’ve also been in touch with local residents, the parish council and other stakeholders to ensure the work we are planning will address any concerns they had.  After a thorough investigation, we’ve designed a solution to dramatically reduce the chances of burst mains or similar issues in future.”

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A History of Boddington

10 to 12 Shillings a week with beer!

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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