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Cold Newton, Leicestershire

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Cold Newton, Leicestershire

Cold Newton is a small hamlet and civil parish in the Harborough district of Leicestershire. It is situated about two miles from Tilton on the Hill and two miles north of Billesdon. Some 700 feet above sea level, it overlooks the Wreake valley. For administrative purposes the village is linked with Lowesby parish. It has no church, public house or shop. A village green was created in 1977 to mark Queen Elizabeth II's Silver Jubilee on land gifted to the parish by the Quenby estate.
Administrative CountyLeicestershire
Traditional CountyLeicestershire
OS GridSK7106
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLeicestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLeicestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLeicestershire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code0116

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

Newton ~ Newton Cold

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

Newton, Cold, township, Lowesby par., in co. and 8 miles E. of Leicester, pop. 185.

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