Little Houghton, Northamptonshire

Coordinates: 52°13′52″N 0°49′21″W / 52.2310°N 0.8225°W / 52.2310; -0.8225

Little Houghton
Little Houghton
Population 367 (2001 census)
382 (2010 est).
OS grid reference SP8059
- London 70 miles (112.7 km)
District South Northamptonshire
Shire county Northamptonshire
Region East Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Northampton
Postcode district NN7
Dialling code 01604
Police Northamptonshire
Fire Northamptonshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
UK Parliament Northampton South
List of places

Little Houghton is a village and civil parish in Northamptonshire, England, located about 2 miles (3.2 km) east of Northampton. At the time of the 2001 census, the parish's population was 367 people.

Just off the A428 road between Bedford and Northampton, the village overlooks old gravel pits, (now converted to reservoirs) and a canal. Just across the valley is Billing Aquadrome.

To the north at Clifford Hill by the river Nene is the surviving motte of Little Houghton Castle.