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 Passenham shown within Northamptonshire
OS grid reference SP780395
District South Northamptonshire
Shire county Northamptonshire
Region East Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Milton Keynes
Postcode district MK19
Dialling code 01908
Police Northamptonshire
Fire Northamptonshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
UK Parliament Daventry
List of places

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Passenham is a small village in the civil parish of Old Stratford in South Northamptonshire, England. It is just north of the River Great Ouse, which forms the boundary with Buckinghamshire, and close to (but separated by the river from) Stony Stratford in Milton Keynes.[1]


The village parish council is joined with the village of Old Stratford[2] which also administers the village and both are part of South Northamptonshire District Council[3] and Northamptonshire County Council.[4]


The church of St Guthlac has a late 13th century tower, the upper part rebuilt 1626. The chancel was built in 1626 by Sir Robert Banastre (who died in 1649).[5] Some remarkable furnishings, stalls and misericords date from 1626. There are also original wall paintings[5] which were restored in the 1960s. Also notable are box pews, stained glass and a monument to Banastre.


  1. Map of Old Stratford Parish Council area showing location of Passenham
  2. Old Stratford Parish Council
  3. South Northamptonshire District Council
  4. "Northamptonshire County Council website". Retrieved 26 July 2009.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  5. 5.0 5.1 Pevsner, Nikolaus (1961). The Buildings of England – Northamptonshire. London and New Haven: Yale University Press. pp. 369–70. ISBN 978-0-300-09632-3.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

External links

Media related to Passenham at Wikimedia Commons