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East Leake, Nottinghamshire

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East Leake, Nottinghamshire

East Leake is a large village and civil parish in the Rushcliffe district of Nottinghamshire, England, although its closest town and postal address is Loughborough across the border in Leicestershire. It has a population of around 7,000. The original village was located on the Sheepwash Brook. Kingston Brook also runs through the village. Near the centre of the village is the historic St. Mary's Church which dates back to the 11th century. The church has six bells.
DistrictRushcliffe
Post townLOUGHBOROUGH
Administrative CountyNottinghamshire
Traditional CountyNottinghamshire
OS GridSK5526
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNottinghamshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNottinghamshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNottinghamshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01509
Population7,000
 

Other names by which East Leake, Nottinghamshire has been known in the past

Leake ~ Leake East

East Leake, Nottinghamshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Leake, East, par. and vil., Notts, 5 miles N. of Loughborough, 2540 ac., pop. 943; P.O.

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