Infobox UK place
country = England
region= East Midlands
postcode_district = NN12
:"This article refers to the village. For the motor racing circuit, see
Silverstone Circuit. For other uses, see the disambiguation page."
Silverstone is a medium sized village in
Northamptonshire, England. It lies roughly equidistant from Northampton, Milton Keynesand Banbury, and it has a population of about 2,000.
About half a mile to the south of the village is the
Silverstone Circuit, traditionally the home of the British Grand Prix. This Formula 1race attracts over 100,000 visitors each year.
In the Middle Ages the village trade was primarily in timber from the surrounding Whittlewood forest, through the use of coppicing. Linnell Brothers still operate a woodyard to this day. Fish ponds on the north side of the village fed the villagers.
The village is listed in the
Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.
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