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Horninghold, Leicestershire

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Horninghold, Leicestershire

Horninghold is a small village and parish seven miles north-east of Market Harborough in the county of Leicestershire. Following the Norman Conquest in 1066 the village was given to Robert de Todeni, Lord of Belvoir. In about 1076 he gave the parish to the priory of Belvoir where it remained until the Dissolution of the Monasteries in the 16th Century.
DistrictHarborough
Post townLeicester
Administrative CountyLeicestershire
Traditional CountyLeicestershire
OS GridSP8097
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityLeicestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLeicestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLeicestershire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01858
 

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

Horniwale

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

Horninghold, par. and vil., S. Leicestershire, 8½ miles NE. of Market Harborough, 1205 ac., pop. 126.

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