Things to do in Countesthorpe, Leicestershire
The name Countesthorpe comes from the 11th century when the area formed part of the marriage dowry of the Countess Judith niece of William the Conqueror, 'thorpe' having the gothic meaning of 'land'.
In Peatling Road is a particularly fine example of a Leicestershire mud house. There are also two half- timbered houses, one dating back to the 15th century.
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