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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.

The story of Eastrop Church is about how one of the smallest churches in the diocese grew to be one of the biggest.

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

Ullesthorpe is a village in south Leicestershire.

Morwenstow had two holy wells, dedicated to the two patron saints of its church.

Morwenstow is Cornwall's most northerly parish and its church is set back from high cliffs.

Castle Donington is in north-west Leicestershire, alongside the River Trent which forms the county boundary with Derbyshire.

The ruined chapels close to Basingstoke railway station are as much a landmark today as they were to Thomas Hardy.

There is a suggestion of an epidemic disease in 1533 as only four wills survive for the 1530s, all of which are from July and August 1533  which in