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Welcome to the Cogenhoe & Whiston Heritage Society

Membership of the society is open to anyone who shares our aims and costs £8 per year (£14 family), see here.

The Society’s objective is to study, record and stimulate interest in the history and heritage of the two villages situated between the A45 and the A428 roads a few miles east of Northampton,

 Monthly open meetings are held with interesting and engaging speakers on our heritage and the society has a number of members who also give talks on subjects of interest. See programme. Meetings are usually held on the second Wednesday of the month at Cogenhoe Village Hall, York Avenue, Cogenhoe NN7 1NB starting at 7.30pm.

 Entry to open meetings is £3 for members and £4 for non-members.

Members also receive our monthly magazine ‘Our Heritage Matters’. You will find the front and contents pages here.

Forthcoming meetings

Our next presentation will be on Wednesday 11 August
in the York Room, Cogenhoe Village Hall,

The Tunnels Vaults and Walls of Northampton

by Robert Vaughan

What remains of the labyrinth of medieval tunnels throughout the town centre and connecting to Delapre Abbey?

What is the history of cellars and vaults under Delapre and the Drapery?

Do the Norman defence walls still exist?

For more details please see our programme page

Click here for
Cogenhoe Green Plaque Trail


The Society has placed green plaques on buildings of note in Cogenhoe.  We hope you enjoy our trail.

The project was awarded ‘Best Special Project - Highly Commended’ in the Northamptonshire Heritage Forum Awards 2019.

Cogenhoe recalls the glorious 70 year reign of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
Heritage Society Exhibition

We will be making a comprehensive record of the exhibition so if you missed it all is not lost!