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Welcome to Rothley on the edge of the Charnwood Forest and a village full of history. From the Chapel of the Knights Templar to the village with the most cruck cottages in Leicestershire you will find much to interest you in our website. If you are new to the village or seeking information we hope that you enjoy our welcome, shops and history.

LOCAL NEWS MARCH 2015

FOWKE STREET, ROTHLEY, IS STEEPED IN HISTORY AND THIS IS CAPTURED IN A NEW BOOK PUBLISHED IN FEBRUARY 2015. WRITTEN BY TERRY SHEPPARD, ROTHLEY HISTORY HERITAGE WARDEN AND CHAIRMAN OF THE ROTHLEY HERITAGE TRUST, IT RECORDS 240 YEARS OF THE HISTORY OF A STREET IN THE HEART OF ROTHLEY

Tracing the history of The Grange, an Industrial Co-operative Society, an old school, cruck cottages, a knitwear factory, farmyard and cottages, this book makes fascinating reading with historical illustrations.

if you would like to buy a copy please contact Terry on 0116 2302931or click on the link to order by post.

To find out how to buy your copy please click on the following link:-

For further information, help or support please contact the Site Administrator Marion Vincent 0116 2375156 or vincent.mbe82@yahoo.co.uk

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Westfield Lane in Winter

Frosty Vines at Kingfishers Pool

Fishing near the old Cossington Lane Bridge in 1954.

Alfred Davies

Cross Green

The 9th century Saxon cross

The Green

Walks around the village

Rothley Station Signal Box

Rothley Station Signal Box

Rothley Station

Rothley Station

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