Stretton En le Field  Derbyshire


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

STRETTON-EN-LE-FIELD, a parish in the district of Ashby-de-la-Zouch and county of Derby; 4½ miles SW of Ashby-de-la-Zouch r. station. It comprises 1,008 acres, besides part of Oakthorpe hamlet; and it has a post-office under Ashby-de-la-Zouch. Rated property, £2,358. Pop., 384. Houses, 78. The manor, with S-Hall, belongs to Sir M.B. Cave, Bart. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Lichfield. Value, £450.* Patron, Sir M.B. Cave, Bart. The church is good.

Stretton En le Field through time

Stretton En le Field is now part of North West Leicestershire district. Click here for graphs and data of how North West Leicestershire has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Stretton En le Field itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Stretton En le Field, in North West Leicestershire and Derbyshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 10th July 2020

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