Stanwick, Northamptonshire, NN9 6QJ

Stanwick, Northamptonshire, NN9 6QJ

Date of visit: 23rd June 2020

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The name is derived from the Old English words stan ‘stone, rocks’ and wic ‘dwellings, farm, hamlet’. It probably means a stone settlement.

Over time the pronunciation and spelling of the name has changed slightly.

10th century, it was referred to as “Stan Wigga”.
1086 in the Domesday Book it is referred to as “Stanwige” and “Stanwica”.
1137 in the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle it is referred to as “Stanwigga”.
1668 on the funeral monument to John Atkins, Lord of the Manor, it is referred to as “Stanwigge”

Location Information

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Location – UK Postcode NN9 6QJ
Location – OS Grid Ref: 497979, 271408
Location – Latitude / Longditude: 52.332026, -0.563558
Location – Northing / Westing 52°19’55.3″N 0°33’48.8″W