The Old School in Days Gone By

The fascinating life of our village school over more than 300 years is now revealed in a new book by Alison Symmers and Jill Tolson.

Read about..

  • the history of the school
  • short biographies of all the masters and teachers since 1642
  • personal recollections of children who attended the school between 1924 and 1959
  • the attractive building itself through a photographic tour

£8.00 each

All profits from the sale of the book go to the Old School and help maintain this important village feature.

To order your copy email

Final result of our Christmas Foodbank collection

I took the last of our donations to the foodbank this morning, There was 25Kgs. The Foodbank volunteers were delighted.

This makes a total of 60Kgs collected from Abthorpe during November and December. A brilliant result. Thanks you to everyone who took the time to buy an extra item and pop it in the box.

Abthorpe Alert – Vehicle thefts

Please be aware that there have been a number of vehicle thefts or attempts in South Northants recently.

The police are advising that if you have a key-less entry vehicle please consider obtaining a signal blocking pouch or place fob in a tin away from vehicle when not in use

101 is the number to use to report incidents and for general enquiries.

In an emergency dial 999.

Order your fish from the New Inn

DELIVERING AS NORMAL – BILLINGSGATE TO YOUR PLATE DELIVERED – In addition to our fish boxes we have some extras you can add on

Shetland UK King Scallops – £30.00 per kilo
Giant Tiger Prawns – £12.00 per kilo
Large Dressed Crab – £6 each
Large Oysters – £20 for 20
Large Rope Grown Mussels – £7.50

We hand pick at Billingsgate on a Wednesday at 4am for deliveries on a Thursday

Order a fish box selection delivered...
We travel every week in the early hours to billingsgate fish market and hand pick all of our fish. We are delighted to offer a fresh fish box we will deliver to your door.

2 x 6-7oz salmon fillets steaks
2 x large sea bass fillets
16oz x king prawn crevettes
2 x 7-8oz cod/haddock fillet
2 x 6-7oz sea bream fillet
£30 (no delivery charge)

We will be collecting at 4am Thursday mornings for delivery to you on Thursdays

Please pre order your box on 01280 630010 / 01327 857306

*our fish is delivered on the day fresh and pre orders are taken for the following week. We place our requirements with our fish monger at billingsgate on Tuesdays to guarantee availability