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Rothley, Leicestershire

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Rothley, Leicestershire

Rothley (pronounced "Row-thley") is a village and civil parish within the Charnwood borough of Leicestershire, England. Situated around 0.5 miles west of the River Soar and 5 miles north of the city of Leicester, it has a population of 3,612 inhabitants. Rothley centres around two Greens – the Cross Green and the Town Green – both of which are reached by a road that leads from the Crossroads. The Crossroads lies on the old route of the A6 road, which now bypasses the village.
Administrative CountyLeicestershire
Traditional CountyLeicestershire
OS GridSK5812
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLeicestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLeicestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLeicestershire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code0116
Population3,612 (2001 Census)

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

Rothley Temple ~ Rodolei

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

Rothley.-- par., township, and vil., Leicestershire - par. (containing Mountsorrel South End), 5480 ac., pop. 2666; township, 2170 ac. (including Rothley Temple), pop. 1048; vil., 1½ mile S. of Mountsorrel), P.O.

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