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Battram, Leicestershire

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Battram, Leicestershire

Battram is a hamlet forming part of the Ibstock civil parish in North West Leicestershire, England. Battram is named after Johnny Battram, who had the original cottage, but very much expanded with the coming of coal mining in the area. The village was in the shadow of Nailstone pit and not far from the Ellistown and Ibstock Collieries. Nailstone is in the National Forest and has a newly planted wood on its eastern side.
DistrictNorth West Leicestershire
Administrative CountyLeicestershire
Traditional CountyLeicestershire
OS GridSK4209
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLeicestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLeicestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLeicestershire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands

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