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Ullesthorpe is a small village in south Leicestershire, England. It has a population of 868. It is known for its windmill which is currently undergoing restoration. The village's name comes from the Scandinavian personal name Úlfr. Traces of the medieval settlement are still visible on the edge of the village. Local amenities include a primary school, post office, village shop, butcher's, doctors' surgery, hairdressers', garden centre, congregational church, two pubs and a golf course.
|OS Settlement Classification||Other settlement (village, hamlet etc)|
Other names by which Ullesthorpe, Leicestershire has been known in the past
Ullesthorpe, Leicestershire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)
Ullesthorpe, township and ry. sta., Claybrooke par., Leicestershire, 3½ miles NW. of Lutterworth and 12¼ SW. of Leicester, pop. 523; P.O.
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