Peatling Parva

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Peatling Parva
St Andrews Church Peatling Parva.jpg
St Andrews Church Peatling Parva
Peatling Parva is located in Leicestershire
Peatling Parva
Peatling Parva
Peatling Parva shown within Leicestershire
Population 181  (2001 Census)
OS grid reference SP593912
Civil parish
  • Peatling Parva
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district LE17
Police Leicestershire
Fire Leicestershire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
List of places
52°30′58″N 1°07′37″W / 52.51599°N 1.12702°W / 52.51599; -1.12702Coordinates: 52°30′58″N 1°07′37″W / 52.51599°N 1.12702°W / 52.51599; -1.12702

Peatling Parva is a village in Harborough District, south Leicestershire. It lies 2.6 km west-north-west of Ashby Magna and 2.9 km south-south-west of Peatling Magna.

The village is recorded in the Domesday Book from 1086 and was known as Alia Petlinge with listed landowners Howard, from Hugh de Grandmesnil, and Leofric, from Adelaide wife of Hugh de Grandmensil.[1]

The recorded population of Peatling Parva has risen from the 159 residents listed in the 1841 census only to the 181 shown in the census of 2001.

A village church, St Andrews Church, is part of the Diocese of Leicester of the Church of England. The village also has a public house, The Shires Inn. A village hall was built in 1989 and holds local meetings of the Parish Council. It is a regular polling station for local, national and European elections and hosts performances from Centre Stage, a rural and community touring scheme.

Peatling Parva lies adjacent to the villages of Gilmorton and Bruntingthorpe, home to the Bruntingthorpe Aerodrome and Proving Ground.


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