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Farthinghoe Church - geograph.org.uk - 425733.jpg
St Michael's parish church
Grid reference: SP5339
Location: 52°3’5"N, 1°13’16"W
Population: 413  (2011)
Post town: Brackley
Postcode: NN13
Dialling code: 01295
Local Government
Council: West Northamptonshire

Farthinghoe is a village and parish in southern Northamptonshire. It is located on the A422 road about three miles north-west of Brackley and five miles south-east of Banbury.

At the time of the 2001 census, the parish's population was 418,[1] reducing slightly to 413 at the 2011 census.[2]


The parish church is dedicated to St Michael and of 13th-century origin. There are monuments to Henrietta and Catherine Rush (d. 1801) and George Rush (d. 1806).[3] This is by the celebrated London sculptor, Charles Regnart.[4]

Other buildings of note are Abbey Lodge west of the church, believed to be 1581 and Farthinghoe Lodge about a mile south-west.[3]

Most of the village is a conservation area.[5]

Farthinghoe railway station closed in 1963.


The village primary school is Farthinghoe County Primary School.

There is a pub, The Fox in Baker Street.


  1. Office for National Statistics: Farthinghoe CP: Parish headcounts. Retrieved 11 December 2009
  2. "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. http://www.neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk/dissemination/LeadKeyFigures.do?a=7&b=11123368&c=Farthinghoe&d=16&e=62&g=6452424&i=1001x1003x1032x1004&m=0&r=1&s=1467552770141&enc=1. Retrieved 3 July 2016. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 Pevsner, Nikolaus; Cherry, Bridget (revision) (1961). The Buildings of England – Northamptonshire. London and New Haven: Yale University Press. pp. 212. ISBN 978-0-300-09632-3. 
  4. Dictionary of British Sculptors 1660-1851, Rupert Gunnis
  5. Farthinghoe conservation area with map of the village

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