Charley, Leicestershire

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Charley is a civil parish located in the North West Leicestershire district of Leicestershire, England. According to the 2001 census, it had a population of 203. It is set within the Charnwood Forest.

A quarry within the parish was the source of Charley Forest whetstones.[1]

Charley is near to Shepshed, Bawdon Lodge, Copt Oak and Whitwick.


  1. ^ 1911 Encyclopaedia Britannica

Coordinates: 52°43′41″N 1°18′00″W / 52.728°N 1.300°W / 52.728; -1.300

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Charnwood Forest was previously known as 'the foreste of Charley.'