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Thorpe Arnold, Leicestershire

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Thorpe Arnold, Leicestershire

Thorpe Arnold is a village in the English county of Leicestershire. Situated on the top of a hill close to the town of Melton Mowbray, Thorpe Arnold is a small farming village with roots going back to before its first recorded mention in the Domesday Book of 1086. At this time, the village and surrounding lands were in the possession of Hugo de Gentlemaisnell, whose successors were the Earls of Leicester.
Administrative CountyLeicestershire
Traditional CountyLeicestershire
OS GridSK7720
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLeicestershire

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

Thorpe Arnold, par., Leicestershire, 1½ mile NE. of Melton Mowbray, 1742 ac., pop. 147.

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