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Little Dalby, Leicestershire

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Little Dalby, Leicestershire

Little Dalby is a small village near Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire. The Little Dalby Estate is the Ernest Cook Trust's largest and, in many ways, its most complete estate. Extending to 5,600 acres, the estate was purchased in two parts by Ernest Cook, the northern half from the Burns Harttop family in 1938 and the southern half from Brasenose College in 1940.
Administrative CountyLeicestershire
Traditional CountyLeicestershire
OS GridSK7714
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLeicestershire

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

Dalby ~ Dalby Little ~ Dalby Parva

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

Dalby, Little, par., N. Leicestershire, 3½ miles SE. of Melton Mowbray, 1848 ac., pop. 154; P.O.

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