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Frisby on the Wreake, Leicestershire

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Frisby on the Wreake, Leicestershire

Frisby on the Wreake is a village in England located near Melton Mowbray in Leicestershire. The name of the village was coined by Danish invaders in the 9th or 10th centuries and refers to the farm or settlement of the Frisians. The "on the Wreake" suffix was added later to distinguish the village from another Frisby, near Billesdon, about 8 mi to the south east. Wreake refers to the River Wreake.
Administrative CountyLeicestershire
Traditional CountyLeicestershire
OS GridSK6917
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityLeicestershire
 

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