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A picture tour of Fotheringhay - in the county of Northamptonshire
Fotheringhay - by Zbigniew Siwik ©
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Photographer: © Zbigniew Siwik (Gallery)(2nd April 2014)


Cottage , Main Street, Fotheringhay . As the castle sank into obscurity, so the village declined with it. In 1524, there were about 100 families living in Fotheringhay. By 1673, after the castle had gone, this had dropped to 67, and by 1801, there were only 57. In more recent years, that figure fell to just 40 households. By 1902, even the church itself was almost derelict, but a campaign to restore this important example of Perpendicular religious architecture, led by the Bishop of Peterborough, saved it by raising £5000. At the time of the 2001 census, the parish's population was 123 people
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Exposure Program: Aperture Priority, Focal length: 35 mm, Aperture: f 8, ISO: 100, Exposure time: 1/125 sec, Metering Mode: Multi-Segment, Exposure Bias: -0.33333333333333 EV
Date/Time Creation: March 22, 2014, 12:52 pm
ImageID:1189134, Image size: 4368 x 2912 pixels

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Comment by rustyruth(2nd April 2014)

How nice to here that the village is growing again.

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Comment by Pat TroutPremier Member! Click for more info..(2nd April 2014)

Lovely looking Village

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