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Foxton Locks are ten canal locks, buit in 1814 and consisting of two "staircases" each of five locks, located on the Leicester line of the Grand Un

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.

Ashby Magna is a small village in south Leicestershire, four miles north of the market town of Lutterworth.

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.

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

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