Bruntingthorpe, Leicestershire

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Bruntingthorpe
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St Mary's Church Bruntingthorpe
Bruntingthorpe is located in Leicestershire
Bruntingthorpe
Bruntingthorpe
Bruntingthorpe shown within Leicestershire
Population 425 (2011)
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Lutterworth
Postcode district LE17
Police Leicestershire
Fire Leicestershire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
List of places
UK
England
Leicestershire
52°30′10″N 1°06′52″W / 52.50279°N 1.11457°W / 52.50279; -1.11457Coordinates: 52°30′10″N 1°06′52″W / 52.50279°N 1.11457°W / 52.50279; -1.11457

Bruntingthorpe is a village and civil parish in the Harborough district of Leicestershire, England. According to the census the parish had a population of 398.,The parish also includes the hamlet of Upper Bruntingthorpe. The population at the 2011 census had increased to 425.

The former RAF Bruntingthorpe is now Bruntingthorpe Aerodrome.

History[edit]

Bruntingthorpe is in the Domesday book where it is listed amongst the lands held by Hugh de Grandmesnil [1] for the King.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ann Williams; Geoffrey Haward Martin (2003). Domesday book. Penguin Classics. p. 652. ISBN 978-0-14-143994-5.