Little Harrowden

Little Harrowden is a village and civil parish in Northamptonshire nearly three miles north-west of Wellingborough, off the A509 road. At the time of the 2011 census, the parish's population was 892 people.[1]

Little Harrowden

St Mary's Church, Little Harrowden
Little Harrowden
Location within Northamptonshire
Population892 (2011 census)
OS grid referenceSP8671
Shire county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townWellingborough
Postcode districtNN9
Dialling code01933
AmbulanceEast Midlands
EU ParliamentEast Midlands
UK Parliament

The village is one of the longest and narrowest parishes in Northamptonshire and is built around the Church of St Mary the Virgin, which dates back to circa 1190. The parish has a population of between 800-900 and this is spread across various occupations from industrial in the east to farming in the west.

The local primary school has been established for approximately 350 years and, along with the village hall, acts as a focal point in the village. Another focal point of the village is the pub, The Lamb, which is run by Charles Wells.


Little Harrowden is in the North Ward of the Borough Council of Wellingborough and in the Finedon area for Northamptonshire County Council. The Member of Parliament is Mr Peter Bone (Conservative, Wellingborough & Rushden).


St Mary's church dates mainly from the Norman period.


  • Pevsner - The Buildings of England - Northamptonshire. ISBN 978-0-300-09632-3

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