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Hoton is a village and civil parish in the Charnwood district of Leicestershire, England. It is on the A60, north-east of Loughborough. The village is just south of the border with Nottinghamshire. Nearby places are Prestwold (to the south), Wymeswold (to the east), and Rempstone (to the north, in Nottinghamshire). Hoton includes a small burial ground in the centre of the village. According to the 2011 Census the population is 353 people.
After the Norman conquest in 1300, together Robert De Jort and Earl Hugh owned the land. Hoton was sparsely populated with eleven households in the 1300s, nine in 1564. By the time the 1666 hearth tax list was drawn up there were nineteen.
- "2011 Census". Neighborhood Statistics. Office of National Statistics. Retrieved 20 February 2014.
- White, Phillip (2006). "The Wolds Historian". The Wolds Historical Organisation 3: 21.
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