Bruntingthorpe

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Bruntingthorpe
St Mary's church, Bruntingthorpe - geograph.org.uk - 163286.jpg
St Mary's Church Bruntingthorpe
Bruntingthorpe is located in Leicestershire
Bruntingthorpe
Bruntingthorpe
Location within Leicestershire
Population425 (2011)
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townLutterworth
Postcode districtLE17
PoliceLeicestershire
FireLeicestershire
AmbulanceEast Midlands
EU ParliamentEast Midlands
List of places
UK
England
Leicestershire
52°30′10″N 1°06′52″W / 52.50279°N 1.11457°W / 52.50279; -1.11457Coordinates: 52°30′10″N 1°06′52″W / 52.50279°N 1.11457°W / 52.50279; -1.11457

Bruntingthorpe is a village and civil parish in the Harborough district of Leicestershire, England. According to the census the parish had a population of 398; the parish also includes the hamlet of Upper Bruntingthorpe. The population at the 2011 census had increased to 425.

The former RAF Bruntingthorpe is now Bruntingthorpe Aerodrome.

History[edit]

Bruntingthorpe is in the Domesday book where it is listed amongst the lands held by Hugh de Grandmesnil [1] for the King.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ann Williams; Geoffrey Haward Martin (2003). Domesday book. Penguin Classics. p. 652. ISBN 978-0-14-143994-5.