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Nailstone is a village and civil parish in the Hinckley and Bosworth district of Leicestershire, England, situated to the west of Leicester and 3 miles (5 km) north-east of Market Bosworth.[1] According to the 2001 census the parish had a population of 521,[2] reducing slightly to 514 at the 2011 census.[3]

Dove Bank Primary School is located just outside the village.[4] The catchment area for the school also includes the neighbouring village of Bagworth.


  1. ^ "Nailstone Leicestershire through time | Local history overview for the place". A Vision of Britain through Time. University of Portsmouth. 2009. Retrieved 2009-11-09. 
  2. ^ "Parish Headcounts: Hinckley and Bosworth (Non-Metropolitan District)". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 2009-11-09. 
  3. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 17 June 2016. 
  4. ^ "Dove Bank primary school". Ofsted. Retrieved 2009-11-09. 

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Coordinates: 52°39′40″N 1°23′02″W / 52.661°N 1.384°W / 52.661; -1.384