Brasenose Lane in Oxford city centre, a street onto which three colleges back.
Warwick Castle
The University of Oxford's Chemistry Research Laboratory.
Chesterton Windmill
The canal and locks at Hillmorton
The Abbey, Sutton Courtenay, a ‘textbook’ example of the English medieval manor house.
Warwickshire in 1832
Geographic map of the Oxford Canal (zoom in to see detail)
Wantage Market Place
Stratford-upon-Avon
A canal boat on the canal near Brinklow on the long stretch between Coventry and Rugby.
Kenilworth Castle
The Oxford Canal passes mainly through the Oxfordshire, Northamptonshire and Warwickshire countryside, and is often considered to be one of the most scenic canals in Britain. The construction of the Oxford Canal in 1790 aided Banbury's growth. The shot is taken at Tooley's Boatyard, Banbury.
Collegiate Church of St Mary, Warwick from Church Street
The abandoned tunnel at Newbold on the old route of the canal
The West Coast Main Line at Rugby
Looking from the Oxford Canal towards Jericho, with the campanile tower of St Barnabas Church in the background.
The Oxford Canal at Napton-on-the-Hill

The ceremonial county borders Warwickshire to the north-west, Northamptonshire to the north-east, Buckinghamshire to the east, Berkshire to the south, Wiltshire to the south-west and Gloucestershire to the west.

- Oxfordshire

The Oxford Canal traverses Oxfordshire, Northamptonshire and east Warwickshire through broad, shallow valleys and lightly rolling hills; the canal's route northeast and then northwest forms part of the Warwickshire ring.

- Oxford Canal

Warwickshire is bordered by Leicestershire to the northeast, Staffordshire to the northwest, Worcestershire and the West Midlands to the west, Northamptonshire to the east and southeast, Gloucestershire to the southwest and Oxfordshire to the south.

- Warwickshire

The Oxford Canal links to the Midlands and follows the Cherwell from Banbury via Kidlington into the city of Oxford, where these join the navigable Thames.

- Oxfordshire

Oxford Canal

- Warwickshire
Brasenose Lane in Oxford city centre, a street onto which three colleges back.

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The historic boundaries of the county shown in John Speed's map of the county in his Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine, c. undefined 1611. A depiction of the town of Northampton is inset in the top left, and the city of Peterborough in the bottom right.

Northamptonshire

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County in the South Midlands of England.

County in the South Midlands of England.

The historic boundaries of the county shown in John Speed's map of the county in his Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine, c. undefined 1611. A depiction of the town of Northampton is inset in the top left, and the city of Peterborough in the bottom right.
Kilworth Wharf on the Grand Union Canal
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Silverstone adds millions every year to the local economy - Kimi Räikkönen testing for McLaren at Silverstone in April 2006
Brackley bypass on the A43
The Grand Union Canal at Braunston
An East Midlands Trains service approaching Wellingborough on the Midland Main Line
Sywell Aerodrome
BBC Radio Northampton's Broadcasting House
Statue inscribed ‘They tackled the job’ outside Franklin's Gardens

Covering an area of 2,364 square kilometres (913 sq mi), Northamptonshire is landlocked between eight other counties: Warwickshire to the west, Leicestershire and Rutland to the north, Cambridgeshire to the east, Bedfordshire to the south-east, Buckinghamshire to the south, Oxfordshire to the south-west and Lincolnshire to the north-east – England's shortest administrative county boundary at 20 yards (19 metres).

Two major canals – the Oxford and the Grand Union – join in the county at Braunston.