Heather, Leicestershire, LE67 2QP
Date of visit: 6th March 2020
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Heather is a village west of Ibstock in North West Leicestershire, England. The population of the civil parish was 949 at the 2001 census reducing to 920 at the 2011 census. In the Domesday Book of 1086, its name is recorded as Hadre, meaning “the heathland”.
There was an Iron Age settlement immediately north west of the village. As part of an open cast coal mining application, this was excavated in 1990. It identified a settlement from the late 2nd century BC through to early second century A.D.
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Location – UK Postcode LE67 2QP
Location – OS Grid Ref: 439028, 310799
Location – Latitude / Longditude: 52.69347, -1.423982
Location – Northing / Westing 52°41’36.5″N 1°25’26.4″W