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Newtown Unthank, Leicestershire

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Newtown Unthank, Leicestershire

Newtown Unthank is a hamlet in the Hinckley and Bosworth district of Leicestershire about 6 miles west of Leicester. It is in the civil parish of Desford and about a mile northeast of the village. Newtown Unthank was the site of Desford railway station on the Leicester and Swannington Railway, which became part of the Leicester to Burton upon Trent Line. The station was closed in the 20th century; the railway between Leicester and Burton-on-Trent remains open for freight trains.
DistrictHinckley and Bosworth
Post townLeicester
Administrative CountyLeicestershire
Traditional CountyLeicestershire
OS GridSK4904
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLeicestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLeicestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLeicestershire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01455

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