Little Bowden

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Little Bowden
St Nicholas Church 12th Century Church - - 401851.jpg
St Nicholas' parish church
Little Bowden is located in Leicestershire
Little Bowden
Little Bowden
Little Bowden shown within Leicestershire
OS grid reference SP7887
Civil parish
  • unparished
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Market Harborough
Postcode district LE16
Dialling code 01858
Police Leicestershire
Fire Leicestershire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
Website Little Bowden Society
List of places
52°28′30″N 0°54′40″W / 52.475°N 0.911°W / 52.475; -0.911Coordinates: 52°28′30″N 0°54′40″W / 52.475°N 0.911°W / 52.475; -0.911

Little Bowden is an area on the edge of Market Harborough, Leicestershire, England. As a village it was formerly part of Northamptonshire. The River Jordan runs through part of the area. Now, it's been integrated into Market Harborough and is fully part of the town using the town's address of 'Market Harborough'. The population is included in the civil parish of Stoke Albany.


Windy Ridge[edit]

Windy Ridge is a hill near Little Bowden. The area was often used for walks by local people. There were several attempts to build on Windy Ridge, all of which had been opposed by residents concerned by the effect development may have on the skyline and hazardous effects of battery landfill. However, the most recent proposal to build on this land was accepted by the council and is now completed.

The new estate built upon Windy Ridge is called Rockingham View

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