Desford Lane, Newtown Unthank
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Newtown Unthank is a hamlet in the Hinckley and Bosworth district of Leicestershire about 6 miles (10 km) west of Leicester. It is in the civil parish of Desford and about a mile northeast of the village.
Newtown Unthank was the site of Desford railway station on the Leicester and Swannington Railway, which became part of the Leicester to Burton upon Trent Line. The station was closed in the 20th century; the railway between Leicester and Burton-on-Trent remains open for freight trains.
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