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Mowsley, Leicestershire

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Mowsley, Leicestershire

Mowsley, pronounced "mouseley" (from Muslai - mouse infested field) is a small ─Évillage in the south part of Leicestershire. The modern village has just under 100 dwellings.
Administrative CountyLeicestershire
Traditional CountyLeicestershire
OS GridSP6489
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLeicestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLeicestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLeicestershire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code0116
Population212 (2001)

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


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

Mowsley, township and vil., Knaptoft par., Leicestershire, 6 miles NW. of Market Harborough, 1710 ac., pop. 208; P.O.

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