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Long Whatton, Leicestershire

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Long Whatton, Leicestershire

Long Whatton is a village in the English county of Leicestershire. It is south of East Midlands Airport, off Junctions 23 and 23A of the M1 motorway, and has easy access to Loughborough via the A6 and to Shepshed, Ashby de la Zouch and Kegworth. The village is at National Grid Reference SK481229. It is a linear settlement, situated largely along a single road. There are two public houses: The Royal Oak and The Falcon; The Royal Oak has an entry in the 2012 Campaign for Real Ale Good Beer Guide.
Administrative CountyLeicestershire
Traditional CountyLeicestershire
OS GridSK4823
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLeicestershire

Other names by which Long Whatton, Leicestershire has been known in the past

Whatton ~ Whatton Long

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

Whatton, Long, par. and vil., Leicestershire - par., 2050 ac., pop. 702; vil., 4½ miles NW. of Loughborough; P.O.; in vicinity is Whatton House, seat.

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