Willoughby on the Wolds

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Coordinates: 52°49′N 1°04′W / 52.82°N 1.06°W / 52.82; -1.06

Willoughby On The Wolds
Willoughby On The Wolds is located in Nottinghamshire
Willoughby On The Wolds
Willoughby On The Wolds
 Willoughby On The Wolds shown within Nottinghamshire
Population 484 
OS grid reference SK637253
District Rushcliffe
Shire county Nottinghamshire
Region East Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town LOUGHBOROUGH
Postcode district LE12
Dialling code 01509
Police Nottinghamshire
Fire Nottinghamshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
UK Parliament Rushcliffe
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Willoughby on the Wolds Village Hall
Willoughby on the Wolds St Marys and All Saints

Willoughby on the Wolds is a small village in Nottinghamshire, England, on the border with Leicestershire. Its nearest neighbouring villages are Wysall, Widmerpool, Wymeswold and Keyworth, with the nearest towns and cities being Loughborough, Melton Mowbray, Nottingham and Leicester. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 484.[1]

The town has its own Willoughby on the Wolds Parish Council but comes within jurisdiction of the Nottinghamshire County Council.[2]

The village is the approximate location of the minor civil war battle of Willoughby Field which took place in July 1648. It is also closely linked with the Roman encampment of Vernometum on the Fosse way which runs only a few hundred yards from the village.

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