Silverstone  Northamptonshire


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Silverstone like this:

SILVERSTONE, a parish, with a village, in Towcester district, Northampton; 4 miles SSW of Towcester, and 7 NNW of Buckingham r. station. It was the place where Richard I., in 1194, met William of Scotland; and it has a post-office‡ under Towcester. Acres, 2,110. Real property, £3,858. Pop., 1,166. Houses, 265. The property is subdivided. The living is a p. curacy, annexed to Whittlebury. The church is good; and there are a Wesleyan chapel and a national school.

Silverstone through time

Silverstone is now part of South Northamptonshire district. Click here for graphs and data of how South Northamptonshire has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Silverstone itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Silverstone in South Northamptonshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 24th May 2022

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