Place:Higham-on-the-Hill, Leicestershire, England

Alt namesHigham on the Hillsource: Wikipedia
TypeCivil parish
Coordinates52.556°N 1.436°W
Located inLeicestershire, England
See alsoSparkenhoe Hundred, Leicestershire, Englandhundred in which the parish was included
Hinckley Rural, Leicestershire, Englandrural district of which it was part 1894-1936
Market Bosworth Rural, Leicestershire, Englandrural district of which it was part 1936-1974
Hinckley and Bosworth District, Leicestershire, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
source: Family History Library Catalog
the following text is based on an article in Wikipedia

Higham-on-the-Hill is a village and civil parish in the Hinckley and Bosworth District of Leicestershire, England. It had a population of 866 in the 2001 UK Census.

The village is about three miles away from both Hinckley and Nuneaton. The parish is bounded by Warwickshire and the A5 road to the southwest.

The Ashby Canal passes through the east of the parish, and the parish boundary runs along it near Stoke Golding.

The geographical centre of England as defined by the Ordnance Survey lies within the parish at latitude 52°33'N, longitude 01°27'W, just north of Watling Street.

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