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Dunton Bassett, Leicestershire

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Dunton Bassett, Leicestershire

Dunton Bassett is a small village in the Harborough District of Leicestershire. It lies between Leicester and Lutterworth, and close to Broughton Astley, Ashby Magna & Leire. It had a population of 795 at the 2001 UK census. The village has two pubs (the Dunton Bassett Arms and the Merri Monk) and a village shop and post office. The village hall was donated to the village by Orson Wright, a successful builder who had been born in the village.
Administrative CountyLeicestershire
Traditional CountyLeicestershire
OS GridSP5490
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLeicestershire

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

Dunton-Bassett, par., S. Leicestershire, 4 miles N. of Lutterworth, 1860 ac., pop. 409.

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