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Sewstern is a village in the Melton district of east Leicestershire. It lies just south of Buckminster, with which it shares a primary school, situated between the two villages, and a parish council. The road bisecting the village along a north–south direction (Timber Hill and Stamford Road) is the Romano-Briton byway called Sewstern Lane, which at this point (and for most of its length) is the border between Lincolnshire and Leicestershire.
|Traditional County||Leicestershire / Lincolnshire|
|OS Settlement Classification||Other settlement (village, hamlet etc)|
Other names by which Sewstern, Leicestershire has been known in the past
Anatomy of Melancholy
Sewstern, Leicestershire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)
Sewstern, township, Buckminster par., Leicestershire, 5 miles NE. of Saxby ry. sta., pop. 201.
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