St Andrews Church Peatling Parva
Peatling Parva shown within Leicestershire
|Population||181 (2001 Census)|
|OS grid reference|
|Civil parish||Peatling Parva|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|EU Parliament||East Midlands|
Peatling Parva is a parish and village in south Leicestershire near to Ashby Magna & Peatling Magna, England, and part of Harborough District. The village is recorded in the Domesday Book from 1086 and was known as Alia Petlinge with listed landowners Howard from Hugh de Grandmesnil and Leofric from Adelaide wife of Hugh de Grandmensil.
The recorded population of the village has only risen from 159 residents listed in the 1841 census to 181 residents listed in the 2001 census.
A village church, St Andrews Church, is part of the Diocese of Leicester of the Church of England. The village also has a public house, The Shires Inn. A village hall was built in 1989 and holds local meetings of the Parish Council. The village hall is a regular polling station for local, national and European elections and hosts performances from Centre Stage, a rural and community touring scheme.
The village neighbours the villages of Gilmorton and Bruntingthorpe, including the Bruntingthorpe Aerodrome and Proving Ground.
Media related to Peatling Parva at Wikimedia Commons
- Photographs around village
- Parish Profile 2001
- OS Map of Village
- The Shires Inn
- Peatling Match Lakes
- Peatling Pools
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