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The most distinctive feature of farming in modern Bolsover was the creation of an estate of smallholdings intended to give unemployed men and their

In this section on overview of the geology and landscape of Bolsover area is given.

During the 12th and 13th centuries, as the population and economy of England expanded, a large number of new towns were laid out in most parts of t

The village of Thurcaston is about five miles north of Leicester.

The village of Thurcaston is about five miles north of Leicester.

The village of Thurcaston is about five miles north of Leicester.

Walton on the Wolds, as its name suggests, stands on the north Leicestershire Wolds, about three miles east of the market town of Loughborough.

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

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

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

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