In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Leighfield like this:
LEIGHFIELD-FOREST, an extra-parochial tract in Uppingham district, Rutland; 2½ miles W of Manton r.. station, and 3½ SW of Oakham. Acres, 1,500. Real property, £3,232. Pop., 40. The manor belongs to George Finch, Esq.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Leighfield in Rutland | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
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