Place:


Burton on the Wolds  Leicestershire

 

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

BURTON-ON-THE-WOLDS, a township in Prestwold parish, Leicester; 4½ miles ENE of Loughborough. Acres, 1,690. Real property, £3,812. Pop., 441. Houses, 97. Burton Hall here is the seat of the Mundys. There is a Wesleyan chapel.

Burton on the Wolds through time

Burton on the Wolds is now part of Charnwood district. Click here for graphs and data of how Charnwood has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Burton on the Wolds itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Burton on the Wolds, in Charnwood and Leicestershire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/10669

Date accessed: 27th January 2022


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