Place:Burton on the Wolds, Leicestershire, England

NameBurton on the Wolds
Alt namesBortonesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 160
Burton-on-the-Woldssource: Family History Library Catalog
Burtonesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 160
TypeInhabited place
Coordinates52.783°N 1.117°W
Located inLeicestershire, England
See alsoLoughborough Rural, Leicestershire, Englandrural district of which it was part 1894-1936
Barrow upon Soar Rural, Leicestershire, Englandrural district of which it was part 1836-1974
Charnwood District, Leicestershire, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog

Burton on the Wolds is an inhabited place.

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Burton on the Wolds is a village situated on the B676 road west of the A46 in Leicestershire and has a population of around 800. The Parish Council of Burton on the Wolds, Cotes and Prestwold serves the village and its two neighbouring hamlets. The local borough council is Charnwood.

Burton has its own primary school, pub and shop (in the garage), with most of the village life centreing at the pub, The Greyhound, and village hall, and the village is famous for its Lion's Head fountain.

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