Horn, a small township of the parish of Exton, in Rutland, on Horn Lane or Ermine Street, adjacent to Exton Park. Post town, Oakham. Acreage, 946; population, 23. The property belongs to the Earl of Gainsborough. A battle, known as Loosecoat Battle, was fought at Bloody Oaks here, in 1470, when the Lancastrians were defeated by Edward. IV, The living is a sinecure rectory, of small value, annexed to the vicarage of Exton, in the diocese of Peterborough. There is no church.
Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Horne All Saints|
|Poor Law union||Oakham|
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