Horn  Rutland


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

HORN, a parish in Oakham district, Rutland; on Horn-lane, or Ermine street, adjacent to Exton park, 5½ miles NW of Stamford r. station. Post town, Oakham. Acres, 392. Pop., 30. Houses, 6. The property is returned with Exton, and belongs to the Earl-of Gainsborough. A battle, known as Loosecoat battle, was fought at Bloody Oaks here, in 1470, when the Lancastrians were defeated by Edward IV. The living is a sinecure rectory, of small value, annexed to the vicarage of Exton, in the diocese of Peterborough. There is no church.

Horn through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 21st June 2018

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