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Hardwick New Hall is famous as the home of the one of the most powerful women of the 16th century, Elizabeth countess of Shrewsbury, whose initials

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

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

Queniborough is a linear village, half way between Leicester and Melton Mowbray.

Ibstock is one of Leicestershire's largest villages.