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Shipley Hill, Leicestershire

Historical Description

Shipley Hill, the name given to a very large barrow about 350 feet across and 40 high, in Ratcliffe-on-the-Wreake parish, Leicestershire.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Land and Property

A full transcript of the Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Leicestershire is online.


Online maps of Shipley Hill are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Leicestershire newspapers online: