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Unknown Church – No...

Unknown Church – Now Known!

We have had a request for help for a ‘unknown’ church which may fall in Leicestershire and...

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Edmonthorpe Church St Mic...

Edmonthorpe Church St Michael

This small village of around 80 residents is 17 miles from Leicester and 8 miles from Melton very close to...

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Leicestershire Magazine M...

Leicestershire Magazine March 2011

This article published in the Leicestershire Magazine March 2011 We probably pass one every day without a...

Edmonthorpe Church St Michael

This small village of around 80 residents is 17 miles from Leicester and 8 miles from Melton very close to the county...

Edmonthorpe Church St Michael
posted on: Jul 9, 2014 | author: Pewfinder

Ellistown Church St Christopher

Designed by Goddard, Paget and Goddard this church built in 1895-96 of local brick is nearly as old as the village...

Ellistown Church St Christopher
posted on: Jul 9, 2014 | author: Pewfinder

Hungarton Church St John the Baptist

This small village is approximately ten miles north-east of Leicester near to Beeby and Keyham and has a population...

Hungarton Church St John the Baptist
posted on: Jul 9, 2014 | author: Pewfinder

Goadby Church St John the Baptist

Goadby is a village and parish in the Harborough district of Leicestershire. It is approximately 11 miles south-east...

Goadby Church St John the Baptist
posted on: Jul 9, 2014 | author: Pewfinder
Gilmorton Church All Saints

Gilmorton Church All Saints

posted on: Jul 9, 2014 | author: Pewfinder

Some 10 miles south of Leicester is the village of Gilmorton. It is recorded in the Domesday Book and has a population of around 900 people. There...

Swepstone Church St Peter’s

Swepstone Church St Peter’s

posted on: Jul 9, 2014 | author: Pewfinder

Some 4 miles south-west of Coalville and nearly 15 miles north-west of Leicester is the small parish of Swepstone that also includes Newton...

Willoughby Waterleys St Mary

Willoughby Waterleys St Mary

posted on: Jul 2, 2014 | author: Pewfinder

The village of Willoughby Waterleys is approx 8 miles south of Leicester near to the villages of Peatling Magna and Ashby Magna. It lies in the...

Bitteswell Church St Mary

Bitteswell Church St Mary

posted on: Jul 2, 2014 | author: Pewfinder

Bitteswell is a small village and civil parish in the Harborough district of Leicestershire and is situated just to the north of Lutterworth, and in...

Wardley Church St Botolph

Wardley Church St Botolph

posted on: Jun 22, 2014 | author: Pewfinder

This is s real gem of a church in my humble opinion, it does not have any grand monuments or significant features of architectural interest –...

Slawston Church All Saints

Slawston Church All Saints

posted on: Jun 22, 2014 | author: Pewfinder

Slawston lies eighteen miles south-east of Leicester, on the southern edge of the hills overlooking the valley of the Welland and adjoining the...

Egleton Church St Edmund

Egleton Church St Edmund

posted on: Jun 8, 2014 | author: Pewfinder

Just over a mile south-east from Oakham is the pretty little village of Egleton which had a population of only 79 in the 2001 census. The village is...

Unknown Church – Now Known!

Unknown Church – Now Known!

posted on: May 17, 2014 | author: Pewfinder

We have had a request for help for a ‘unknown’ church which may fall in Leicestershire and Rutland, can any help with its name and...

Garthorpe Church St Mary’s

Garthorpe Church St Mary’s

posted on: Apr 4, 2014 | author: Pewfinder

You can see the tower of St Mary’s from the B676 road travelling from Melton as you approach the small hamlet of Garthorpe. It is a few miles...

Sharnford Church St Helen

Sharnford Church St Helen

posted on: Mar 24, 2014 | author: Pewfinder

The village of Sharnford is on the B4114 four miles east of Hinckley and approx 11 miles south-east of Leicester not far from the county border with...

Huncote Church St James

Huncote Church St James

posted on: Mar 24, 2014 | author: Pewfinder

Huncote lies 7 miles south west of Leicester, north of the village of Croft of which Croft Hill lies in between. It used to be in the same Parish as...

Morcott Church St Mary the Virgin

Morcott Church St Mary the Virgin

posted on: Mar 12, 2014 | author: Pewfinder

Just off the busy A47 main road to Peterborough is the village of Morcott which is seven miles south-east of Oakham. Most of you will probably have...

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