Cold Overton, Leicestershire, LE15 7QA

Cold Overton, Leicestershire, LE15 7QA

Date of visit: 1st March 2020

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cold Overton is a village in the Melton district of Leicestershire, England. It is close to the border with Rutland, and approximately 3 miles (5 km) west from the market and county town of Oakham, and 1.5 miles (2.4 km) south-west of the A606 road. The village forms part of the civil parish of Knossington. The population is included in the civil parish of Knossington and Cold Overton.

Cold Overton is listed in the Domesday Book as in the Framland Hundred of Leicestershire, with 12 ploughlands, 17 households, 4 freemen, 8 villagers, 4 smallholders, and a priest. The settlement contained a meadow and woodland, both of 30 acres (0.1 km2). Lordship in 1066 was held by Ulf Fenman, transferred to Fulco in 1086, with Drogo of la BeuvriËre as Tenant-in-chief.


Location Information

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Location – UK Postcode LE15 7QA
Location – OS Grid Ref: 481148, 310253
Location – Latitude / Longditude: 52.683902, -0.801027
Location – Northing / Westing 52°41’02.0″N, 0°48’03.7″W