Garendon  Leicestershire


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

GARENDON, an extra-parochial tract in Loughborough district, Leicester; 2 miles W of Loughborough. Acres, 1, 270. Real property, £3, 003. Pop., 38. Houses, 10. A Cistertian abbey was founded here, in 1133, by Robert de Bossu, Earl of Leicester; was given, at the dissolution, to the Earl of Rutland; and passed to the family of Phillipps. Garendon House, the seat of the Phillippses, now occupies its site.

Garendon through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 22nd May 2022

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