How many of these unusual Northamptonshire facts do you know?

15 unusual facts that you might not know about Northamptonshire

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By Abby Titmuss
Friday, 10th June 2022, 1:53 pm

Northampton began as an Anglo- Saxon village called Hamm Tun, this then changed to North Hamm Tun and eventually into what we now know it as.

The county is famous for its shoe making industry and its rugby players but there is more to this landlocked county than what first appears.

Whether you have lived here for a week or your whole life the following facts might show you some of the unusual things about the place more than 700,000 people call home.

Below are 15 unusual facts about Northamptonshire.

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