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Stanford on Soar, Nottinghamshire

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Stanford on Soar, Nottinghamshire

Stanford on Soar is a village and civil parish located on the River Soar, just within the Nottinghamshire side of the Nottinghamshire/Leicestershire boundary, in the Borough of Rushcliffe. It is around a mile north of Loughborough in Leicestershire. It is the southernmost place within the county of Nottinghamshire. Other nearby places are Normanton on Soar and Cotes. Close to the church there is a viaduct over the River Soar carrying the former Great Central Railway.
Administrative CountyNottinghamshire
Traditional CountyNottinghamshire
OS GridSK5422
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityNottinghamshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNottinghamshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNottinghamshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01509

Other names by which Stanford on Soar, Nottinghamshire has been known in the past

Stanford Upon Soar ~ Steanford

Stanford on Soar, Nottinghamshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Stanford upon Soar, par. and vil., Notts - par., 1520 ac., pop. 105; vil., 1½ mile N. of Loughborough; in vicinity is Stanford Hall, seat.

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