Mowsley, Leicestershire, LE17 6NU

Mowsley, Leicestershire, LE17 6NU

Date of visit: 8th February 2020

Location Information

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Mowsley, pronounced “mowzley” (rhyming with “cows”) (from Muslai – mouse infested field) is a small village in the south part of Leicestershire. The modern village has just under 100 dwellings. The population (including Knaptoft) at the 2011 census was 302.

According to the Domesday Book, Mowsley had two manors in 1086, situated in the ancient hundred of Gartree. This was a chapelry in the ancient ecclesiastical parish of Knaptoft with the chapel being built c1250AD.

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Location – UK Postcode LE17 6NU
Location – OS Grid Ref: 464748, 289136
Location – Latitude / Longditude: 52.496294, -1.047711
Location – Northing / Westing 52°29’46.7″N 1°02’51.8″W