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Glebe terriers set out the glebe lands owned by the church.

Stoke Golding, a village just three miles north-west of Hinckley in the south of the county, has a particularly fine parish church.

Puritan Matthew Clark, rector of Narborough 1658-60, was preaching in 14 different parishes across the county in 1669, and was imprisoned three tim

The path around the reservoir makes Thornton an attractive place for walkers.

Ibstock is one of Leicestershire's largest villages.

Ibstock is one of Leicestershire's largest villages.

Leire is a small village in Leicestershire, four miles north of Lutterworth and twelve miles south-west of Leicester.

Some 7 miles south of Leicester, Kilby is a rural village of approximately 100 households and is unusual in having four farmyards opening directly

Kirby Muxloe castle, now in the ownership of English Heritage, is one of the earliest brick buildings in Leicestershire.

Frisby-on-the Wreake is a rural parish which stands along the river Wreake, eleven miles north-east of Leicester and four miles south of Melton Mow