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Ibstock is one of Leicestershire's largest villages.

Lutterworth's market charter was granted in 1214.

Feilding Palmer Cottage Hospital in Lutterworth opened in 1899, and remains open as a hospital in 2015, providing heathcare services to the local c

Loddington is a very small rural settlement and civil parish in east Leicestershire with a population of less than 100.

Coal mining and clay extraction have shaped the size and character of present day Ibstock.

The rural villages of Buckminster and Sewstern, in east Leicestershire, are both in the parish of Buckminster, and are around 10 miles east-north-e

Queniborough is a small rural parish located within the Wreake Valley of north-east Leicestershire.

Somerby is a small village in east Leicestershire, some 5 miles south of Melton Mowbray.

Ullesthorpe is a village in south Leicestershire.