Thorpe in the Glebe was a village in Nottinghamshire to the south of Wysall on the Leicestershire border. It was sometimes called Thorpe in the Clottes. Tradition has it that the village was destroyed either at the Battle of Willoughby Field or alternatively by a hail-storm.
It is now the home of Nottinghamshire's largest alpaca farm.
The Borough of Charnwood is a local government district with borough status in the north of Leicestershire, England, which has a population of 166,100 as of the 2011 census. It borders Melton to the east, Harborough to the south east, Leicester and Blaby to the south, Hinckley and Bosworth to the south west, North West Leicestershire to the west and Rushcliffe in Nottinghamshire to the north. It is named after Charnwood Forest, an area which the borough contains much of.
Blaby is a local government district in Leicestershire, England.
Melton is a local government district with borough status in north-eastern Leicestershire, England. It is named after its main town, Melton Mowbray. Other settlements include Asfordby and Bottesford. It has a population of 46,861, increasing to 50,376 at the 2011 census.
Rushcliffe is a local government district with borough status in Nottinghamshire, England. The population of the Local Authority at the 2011 Census was 111,129. Its council, Rushcliffe Borough Council(0115 981 9911), is based in West Bridgford. It was formed on 1 April 1974 by merging the West Bridgford Urban District, the Bingham Rural District and part of Basford Rural District.
Gedling is a local government district with borough status in Nottinghamshire, England, whose council is based in Arnold, north-east of Nottingham. The population at the time of the 2011 census was 113,543.
The Soar Valley in Leicester- and Nottinghamshire, England is the basin of the River Soar, which rises south of Leicester and flows north through Charnwood before meeting the River Trent at Trent Lock.
Rushcliffe is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament from 2019 by Ruth Edwards, a Conservative. From 1970 until 2019, it was represented by Kenneth Clarke who was the Father of the House of Commons from 2017 until 2019. He also served under the governments of Margaret Thatcher, John Major and David Cameron respectively. Clarke was one of only 5 ministers to serve throughout the whole 18 years of the governments of Margaret Thatcher and John Major. His political career is the fifth-longest in the modern era and he is a notable figure in British politics.
Barkby Thorpe is a hamlet and civil parish in the Charnwood district of Leicestershire, England. The hamlet has a population of around 50, and is close to the Leicester urban sprawl in Thurmaston. The civil parish also includes a small part of the more recent Hamilton development, around Catteric Way and the northern stretches of Leverton Road and Harkness Road, which spill over the boundary with the city of Leicester into the Borough of Charnwood. Nearby villages are Barkby, Beeby and the abandoned village of Hamilton.
Elton and Orston railway station was intended to serve the villages of Elton and Orston in Nottinghamshire, England. It is owned by Network Rail and managed by East Midlands Railway, but now provides minimal rail services. The station is unstaffed and offers limited facilities other than two shelters, bicycle storage, timetables and modern "Help Points". The full range of tickets for travel can be purchased from the inspector on the train at no extra cost. There are no retail facilities at the station.
Elkington is a civil parish in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It comprises the village of South Elkington, and the hamlets of North Elkington, Boswell, and Thorpe, and is situated approximately 3 miles (5 km) north-west from the market town of Louth.
Hawton is an English village and civil parish in Nottinghamshire, about two miles south of Newark-on-Trent and near the River Devon. Its population was recorded as 147 in the 2011 Census.
Owthorpe is a small English village and civil parish in the Wolds of the East Midland county of Nottinghamshire. The population of about 90 was included in the civil parish of Cotgrave in the 2011 Census.
Thorpe is a Nottinghamshire village or hamlet lying to the east of East Stoke about a mile off the A46 Fosse Way, and situated in the countryside southwest of Newark.
Sedgebrook railway station was on the Nottingham to Grantham line in the East Midlands of England.
Barnstone railway station was a railway station serving the villages of Barnstone, Granby and Langar, Nottinghamshire, on the Great Northern and London and North Western Joint Railway. It opened in 1879 and closed to regular traffic in 1953.
St. Lawrence's Church, Thorpe is a parish church in the Church of England in Thorpe, Nottinghamshire.
St. Peter's Church, Farndon is a parish church in the Church of England in Farndon, Nottinghamshire.
Thorpe Acre is an area of Loughborough, Leicestershire. Until the mid-twentieth century, it was a hamlet of about twenty houses or cottages, several of which survive. There is also a nineteenth-century church and an old hostelry, The Plough Inn. The population is included in the Loughborough-Garendon Ward of Charnwood Council.
Weekday Cross, in the Lace Market area of Nottingham, was the main market area in Nottingham. As the location of the town hall, Nottingham Guild Hall and main market, it was the centre of the town, before the market moved to the Old Market Square.
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