Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Denton is a small village and civil parish on the A428 Bedford road about 6 miles (9.7 km) south-east of Northampton. It has a pub, the Red Lion, a village hall, a Parish Church, St Margaret's, and a primary school.At the time of the 2001 census, the parish population was 767 people. The church has 13th century origins but mostly rebuilt 1827-8. The interior of the church was decorated with biblical murals by the Northampton artist, Henry Bird. Plans were made for the works in 1960 and work on them took place from February 1975 to the summer of 1976. They are on 16 panels with 31 life-size figures, many based on local people.