Cold Overton  Leicestershire


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Cold Overton like this:

COLD-OVERTON, a parish in the district of Oakham and county of Leicester; at the boundary with Rutland, near the Syston and Peterborough railway, 3½ miles WNW of Oakham. Post town, Oakham. Acres, 1, 657. Real property, £2, 714. Pop., 97. Houses, 19. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £300.* Patron, T. Frewen, Esq. The church is old but good, and has a tower and spire.

Cold Overton through time

Cold Overton is now part of Melton district. Click here for graphs and data of how Melton has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Cold Overton itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Cold Overton, in Melton and Leicestershire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 20th November 2019

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