Wilson, Leicestershire, DE73 8AD

Wilson, Leicestershire, DE73 8AD

Date of visit: 1st February 2020

Location Information

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Wilson, in the English county of Leicestershire, is a small hamlet just outside Melbourne, Derbyshire. Close to East Midlands Airport, Wilson retains many ‘village-like’ features. It has one pub, the Bulls Head.

Its name is first recorded in the 12th century as Wiuelestunia and likely came from Anglo-Saxon Wifeles tūn = “Wifel’s farmstead or village”.

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Location – UK Postcode DE73 8AD
Location – OS Grid Ref: 440361, 324760
Location – Latitude / Longditude: 52.818874, -1.402547
Location – Northing / Westing 52°49’07.9″N 1°24’09.1″W