Place:Lutterworth, Leicestershire, England

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NameLutterworth
Alt namesLutresurdesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 162
TypeTown
Coordinates52.45°N 1.2°W
Located inLeicestershire, England
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Lutterworth is a market town and civil parish in the Harborough district of Leicestershire, England. The town is located in southern Leicestershire, north of Rugby, in Warwickshire and south of Leicester. It had a population of 8,293 in the 2001 UK census.

History

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The name of Lutterworth is probably derived from the Old Norse name "Lutter's Vordig" meaning Luther's farm. Lutterworth was mentioned in the Domesday Book of 1086.

The town was granted its market charter in 1214 by King John and continues to hold a market to this day.

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