A report on Leicestershire

A field of sheep near Stoke Golding
Belvoir Castle today
The entrance to Burrough Hill Iron Age hillfort
The National Space Centre in Leicester

Ceremonial and non-metropolitan county in the East Midlands, England.

- Leicestershire
A field of sheep near Stoke Golding

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Leicester

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The Newarke Gateway or Magazine Gateway.
Leicester Abbey ruins, now part of Abbey Park
The Leicester Seamstress by James Walter Butler (1990)
Leicester, Hotel Street
Edwardian Leicester
The Arch of Remembrance in Victoria Park
Central Leicester (looking WNW)
1972 advertisement in the Uganda Argus newspaper to discourage Ugandan Asians from settling in Leicester
Snow in Spinney Hill Park, 2007
Leicester Town Hall, completed in 1876
Arms of the City of Leicester: Gules, a cinquefoil ermine pierced of the field
Full coat of arms with the supporters granted in 1929.
Highcross Leicester shopping centre
Leicester Market
St Martins a-glow
Leicester Cathedral
Burleys Way, Leicester, England.
Leicester railway station lies on the eastern side of the city centre on the A6 London Road.
Section of the River Soar in central Leicester
The interior of Leicester Cathedral
Curve theatre
Phoenix Square cinema and media complex
King Power Stadium, home of Leicester City F.C.
Film crew at work during an "anti-Fascist" march in Leicester, August 1974
Newarke Houses Museum (Grade II*)
Leicester Museum & Art Gallery
Abbey Pumping Station
Jewry Wall Museum
Belgrave Hall
Gas Museum (Leicester)
The Guildhall
King Richard III Visitor Centre

Leicester is a city, unitary authority and the county town of Leicestershire in the East Midlands of England.

Oakham Castle

Rutland

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Ceremonial county and unitary authority in the East Midlands, England.

Ceremonial county and unitary authority in the East Midlands, England.

Oakham Castle
Rutland Water
Topiary with date at Clipsham Yew Tree Avenue, marking Rutland's
re-establishment in 1997

The county is bounded to the west and north by Leicestershire, to the northeast by Lincolnshire and the southeast by Northamptonshire.

The historic boundaries of the county shown in John Speed's map of the county in his Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine, c. undefined 1611. A depiction of the town of Northampton is inset in the top left, and the city of Peterborough in the bottom right.

Northamptonshire

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County in the South Midlands of England.

County in the South Midlands of England.

The historic boundaries of the county shown in John Speed's map of the county in his Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine, c. undefined 1611. A depiction of the town of Northampton is inset in the top left, and the city of Peterborough in the bottom right.
Kilworth Wharf on the Grand Union Canal
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Silverstone adds millions every year to the local economy - Kimi Räikkönen testing for McLaren at Silverstone in April 2006
Brackley bypass on the A43
The Grand Union Canal at Braunston
An East Midlands Trains service approaching Wellingborough on the Midland Main Line
Sywell Aerodrome
BBC Radio Northampton's Broadcasting House
Statue inscribed ‘They tackled the job’ outside Franklin's Gardens

Covering an area of 2,364 square kilometres (913 sq mi), Northamptonshire is landlocked between eight other counties: Warwickshire to the west, Leicestershire and Rutland to the north, Cambridgeshire to the east, Bedfordshire to the south-east, Buckinghamshire to the south, Oxfordshire to the south-west and Lincolnshire to the north-east – England's shortest administrative county boundary at 20 yards (19 metres).

Loughborough Central railway station

Loughborough

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Loughborough Central railway station
The Brush engineering works
Loughborough Parish Church
WW1 memorial carillon in Queen's Park
Loughborough Town Hall
Hazlerigg Front Lawn
British Aerospace EAP at the Aeronautical Engineering Department at Loughborough University
Signpost for Loughborough, naming its twin towns.

Loughborough is a market town in the Charnwood borough of Leicestershire, England, the seat of Charnwood Borough Council and Loughborough University.

Lincoln Cathedral, one of the oldest cathedrals in the UK viewed from Lincoln Castle

Lincolnshire

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County in the East Midlands of England, with a long coastline on the North Sea to the east.

County in the East Midlands of England, with a long coastline on the North Sea to the east.

Lincoln Cathedral, one of the oldest cathedrals in the UK viewed from Lincoln Castle
Part of 'The Bailgate', the centre of the uphill area of Lincoln
County and County Borough areas pre 1965
Lincolnshire farmland near Burton Coggles
The Humber Bridge connecting North Lincolnshire to the East Riding of Yorkshire
A rural road in Lincolnshire
The rural B1397 in Gosberton Fen heading out towards the Bourne area
Map of civil parishes within Lincolnshire
The centre of Skegness, showing the clock tower and the "Jolly Fisherman" sculpture/fountain
Seafront and beach at Cleethorpes
Skegness seafront and Pier
Ingoldmells beach
Beach Huts and Paddling Pool at Sutton-on-Sea
Chapel St Leonards
A view up 'Steep Hill' towards the historic quarter of Bailgate in Lincoln
Lincolnshire mobile library at Pode Hole. Lincolnshire County Council operate five routes, covering small villages in this large, sparse, county. Each location is visited once a month.
William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley
Captain John Smith
Sir Isaac Newton
Margaret Thatcher
John Wesley
Alfred, Lord Tennyson
Michael Foale
Lincolnshire sausages
The Red Arrows, based at RAF Scampton near Lincoln are a popular attraction at the Waddington Air Show
The Gold Victorian-style Penfold post box in Lincoln painted in recognition of Paralympian Sophie Wells who won the gold medal in the team Equestrian event at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. It is the only post box painted gold in the county
Flag of Lincolnshire
The Lincoln Imp high above the choir on the southern side of Lincoln Cathedral
Typhoon FGR4 aircraft, based at RAF Coningsby
Belton House
Boston Stump
Gainsborough Old Hall
Harlaxton Manor
Normanby Hall
Tattershall Castle
Thornton Abbey
St James' Church, Louth

It borders Norfolk to the south-east, Cambridgeshire to the south, Rutland to the south-west, Leicestershire and Nottinghamshire to the west, South Yorkshire to the north-west, and the East Riding of Yorkshire to the north.

This inscription is part of a window in St Mary's church, Hinckley

Hinckley

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This inscription is part of a window in St Mary's church, Hinckley
Map of Hinckley and its surroundings dated 1786
The canalside pub, The Lime Kilns, nr. Hinckley stands at the point where the Ashby Canal is crossed by the A5
The framework knitters' cottages, Hinckley
St Mary's Church
The Triumph Motorcycle Factory at Hinckley

Hinckley is a market town in south-west Leicestershire, England.

William Stenson

Coalville

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William Stenson
George Stephenson
A Sheffield, Tinsley Yard, to Bardon Hill granite quarry empty freight train crossing High Street/Hotel Street in the centre of Coalville, July 2016. The building in the background was where passengers could buy tickets for the trains until the Midland Railway opened a proper station just beyond in 1848.
Coalville Parish Church
Saint David's Church, Broom Leys
Coalville Evangelical Church
Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, Coalville
The former Wesleyan Methodist Chapel on Belvoir Road
National Spiritualists' Union Church, Bridge Road, Coalville
Snibston Discovery Museum
Leicestershire Miners' Association
Marlborough Square Methodist Church, built 1903
Stenson House, January 2013

Coalville is an industrial town in the district of North West Leicestershire, Leicestershire in the East Midlands of England, with a population at the 2011 census of 34,575.

National and County cricket player Harold Larwood

Nottinghamshire

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National and County cricket player Harold Larwood
The council house and a tram in Nottingham market square

Nottinghamshire (abbreviated Notts.) is a landlocked county in the East Midlands region of England, bordering South Yorkshire to the north-west, Lincolnshire to the east, Leicestershire to the south, and Derbyshire to the west.

Ashby de la Zouch Castle

Ashby-de-la-Zouch

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Ashby de la Zouch Castle
Holy Trinity parish church
Methodist church
Congregational church
Our Lady of Lourdes Roman Catholic church
The water tower at Ashby de la Zouch cemetery, prior to its conversion into a dwelling
Ashby-de-la-Zouch Town Hall
A511 Ashby bypass

Ashby-de-la-Zouch, sometimes spelt Ashby de la Zouch and shortened locally to Ashby, is a market town and civil parish in the North West Leicestershire district of Leicestershire, England.

The henge monument at Arbor Low

Derbyshire

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County in the East Midlands of England.

County in the East Midlands of England.

The henge monument at Arbor Low
Flooding in South Wingfield Derbyshire in 2012
A cross-section of northern Derbyshire, from west to east, showing the approximate structure of an eroded dome, with younger Coal Measure rocks to the east, and older limestone exposed in the centre
The rugged moorland edge of the southern Pennines at Kinder Downfall
The ruins of the Magpie Mine near Sheldon
Derbyshire parliamentary constituencies 2019 election result
County Hall, Matlock
One of many Victorian village schools in Derbyshire
County Cricket Ground, in Derby
The scenic Derbyshire that attracts tourists
Flag of Derbyshire

It borders Greater Manchester to the north-west, West Yorkshire to the north, South Yorkshire to the north-east, Nottinghamshire to the east, Leicestershire to the south-east, Staffordshire to the west and south-west and Cheshire to the west.