Hartwell, Northamptonshire

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St John the Baptist Parish Church
Grid reference: SP7850
Location: 52°8’49"N, 0°51’14"W
Population: 1,875  (2011[1])
Post town: Northampton
Postcode: NN7
Dialling code: 01604
Local Government
Council: West Northamptonshire
South Northamptonshire

Hartwell is a village and parish in southern Northamptonshire, bordering Buckinghamshire. The village is next to Salcey Forest and the M1 motorway. It is seven miles south of Northampton and 13 miles north of Milton Keynes.

Within the village are Hartwell Parish Church, Hartwell CofE Primary School, the Rose and Crown public house, community centre, recreational ground, village shop and Conservative Club.

Notable residents

  • Isaac Wake (1580–1632), diplomat, political commentator, and ambassador of the Court of St James's to Savoy and France


  1. SNC (2011). South Northamptonshire Council Year Book 2011–2012. Towcester. pp. 39. 

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