East Norton

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East Norton
East Norton.jpg
East Norton is located in Leicestershire
East Norton
East Norton
East Norton shown within Leicestershire
Population 94 (2001)
OS grid reference SK785005
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town LEICESTER
Postcode district LE7 9
Dialling code 0116
Police Leicestershire
Fire Leicestershire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
LeicestershireCoordinates: 52°35′45″N 0°50′34″W / 52.5959°N 0.8427°W / 52.5959; -0.8427

East Norton is a small village and parish located in the east of Leicestershire, adjoining the A47 Leicester to Uppingham road. According to the 2001 Census, it had a population of 94 in 37 households. The population remained less than 100 at the 2011 census and details are included in the civil parish of Loddington. East Norton is situated in the Tilton Ward in the Rural East area of the Harborough District, and the Launde Electoral Division of the Leicestershire County Council. Nationally it is in the Rutland and Melton Parliamentary Constituency and the Three Cities Sub-Area of the East Midlands Region.[1]

East Norton is one of the 51 Thankful Villages in England and Wales that suffered no fatalities during the Great War of 1914 to 1918.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Village website
  2. ^ Morgan, Tom. "East Norton". Thankful Villages. Retrieved 21 September 2010. 

External links[edit]

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