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Shawell is a small village in the Harborough district of Leicestershire, England. Its population at the 2001 UK census was 126. It lies less than a mile from the M1 and M6 motorways. The site of the Roman town of Tripontium is on the A5, west of the village. Near to the church are the earthwork remains of a motte and bailey castle.
|OS Settlement Classification||Other settlement (village, hamlet etc)|
Other names by which Shawell, Leicestershire has been known in the past
Shawell, Leicestershire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)
Shawell, par. and vil., Leicestershire, 3 miles S. of Lutterworth, 407 ac., pop. 205.
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