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Earl Shilton, Leicestershire

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Earl Shilton, Leicestershire

Earl Shilton is a small town in Leicestershire, England, some 5 miles from Hinckley and about 10 miles (16 km) from Leicester, with a population of around 9,000 (as of 2005).
DistrictHinckley and Bosworth
Administrative CountyLeicestershire
Traditional CountyLeicestershire
OS GridSP4697
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLeicestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLeicestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLeicestershire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands

Other names by which Earl Shilton, Leicestershire has been known in the past

Shilton Earl

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

Earl Shilton, township, Kirkby Mallory par., S. Leicester. 4 m. NE. of Hinckley, 920ac., pop. 2552; P.O., T.O.

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