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Other Finedon Sites

Go To http://www.finedonparishcouncil.gov.uk/ http://www.stmarysfinedon.co.uk/   http://www.wix.com/finedon/keith-thompson-collection http://thevoltatower.weebly.com/ http://www.choirofstmarythevirginfinedon.com/ www.harrowdenbooks.com http://www.finedonphotographs.org.uk/ http://www.finedondolbencricketclub.com/ http://www.wildlifebcn.org/reserves/finedon-cally-banks http://www.nhs.uk/ http://www.paranormaldatabase.com/ http://www.francisfrith.com http://www.finedoncc.co.uk/ http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/domesday/dblock/GB-488000-270000/page/1 http://www.wix.com/finedon/the-bell-inn Jennet Betts Finedon Sampler
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Volta Tower

History The Volta Tower was built in 1865 by William Harcourt Isham Mackworth-Dolben of Finedon Hall. William Mackworth (1806—72), a younger son of Sir Digby Mackworth, the 3rd Baronet, had taken the additional surname Dolben after he married Frances, the heiress of Sir John English Dolben, the 4th Baronet. Mackworth-Dolben built the tower to commemorate the death of […]

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Finedon Hall

Finedon Hall is a Victorian country house in Finedon, Northamptonshire. It is a Grade II listed building.[1] History The core of the house is 17th or 18th century, and was extensively remodelled by William Harcourt Isham Mackworth Dolben (1806-1872). Datestones indicate a range of different building phases: 1855, 1851, 1856 and 1859. The architect is unknown, but is likely to have been E. F. […]

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The Dooms Day Book

Doomsday Book & Chest In 1086 when the Domesday Book was completed, Finedon was a large royal manor, previously held by Queen Edith. At this time the village was known as Tingdene, which originates from the Old English words þing meaning assembly or meeting and Denu meaning valley or vale. Tingdene and the later version, [...]
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Finedons Origins

When does Finedon’s history begin? Obviously the 3,661 acres of the earth’s surface now known, as Finedon are just as ancient as the rest of the earth and Finedon, like the rest of the earth, must have passed through all the prehistoric ages. The earliest evidence of “Finedon man” yet discovered is a Neolithic (or […]

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