Plungar, Leicestershire, NG13 0JJ

Plungar, Leicestershire, NG13 0JJ

Date of visit: 30th January 2020

Location Information

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Plungar is a village in the civil parish of Redmile, and the Melton district of Leicestershire, England. It is about 9 miles (14 km) north of the market town of Melton Mowbray and 7 miles (11 km) west from Grantham. Plungar is adjacent to the Grantham Canal and stands in the Vale of Belvoir.

The Plungar name derives through the c.1130 name ‘Plunard’, itself from the Old English “plume” with the Old English “gara” or Old Scandinavian “garthr”, meaning “Triangular plot where plum trees grow” or plum tree enclosure.

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Location – UK Postcode NG13 0JJ
Location – OS Grid Ref: 476802, 334007
Location – Latitude / Longditude: 52.89803, -0.859733
Location – Northing / Westing 52°53’52.9″N 0°51’35.0″W