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Thringstone, Leicestershire

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Thringstone, Leicestershire

Thringstone is a village in north-west Leicestershire, England about 3 miles north of Coalville. It lies within the area of the English National Forest and is part of the East Midlands region. Until 1875, Thringstone had been a township within the ancient parish of Whitwick.
DistrictNorth West Leicestershire
Administrative CountyLeicestershire
Traditional CountyLeicestershire
OS GridSK4217
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLeicestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLeicestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLeicestershire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01530
Population4,325 (2001 Census)

Thringstone, Leicestershire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Thringstone, township, Whitwick par., Leicestershire, 1½ mile NE. of Swannington and 4 miles E. of Ashby de la Zouch, pop. 1238; P.O.

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