Place:


Slawston  Leicestershire

 

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

SLAWSTON, a parish, with a village, in the district of Uppingham and county of Leicester; 2½ miles NW of Medbourne-Bridge r. station, and 5½ NE of Market-Harborough. Post town, Market-Harborough. Acres, 1,510. Real property, £3,241. Pop., 246. Houses, 59. The manor belongs to the Earl of Cardigan. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £174.* Patron, the Earl of Cardigan. The church is of the 13th century, and has a tower and spire. There is an Independent chapel.

Slawston through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/11283

Date accessed: 23rd March 2017


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