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Stanford Upon Soar parish church of St John the baptist
Stanford Upon Soar parish church of St John the baptist

Stanford on Soar is a village and civil parish located on the River Soar, just within the Nottinghamshire side of the Nottinghamshire/Leicestershire boundary, in the borough of Rushcliffe. In England a civil parish (usually just parish) is the lowest unit of local government, lower than districts or counties. ... The river in Leicester The River Soar is a tributary of the River Trent in the English East Midlands. ... Nottinghamshire (abbreviated Notts) is an English county in the East Midlands, which borders South Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, Leicestershire and Derbyshire. ... Leicestershire (abbreviated Leics) is a landlocked county in central England. ... Rushcliffe is a local government district with borough status in Nottinghamshire, England. ...

It is around a mile north of Loughborough in Leicestershire. Other nearby places are Normanton on Soar and Cotes. Map sources for Loughborough at grid reference SK536195 Loughboroughs carillon Loughborough (pronounced LUFF-burra or LUFF-bruh) is the largest town in Leicestershire, England (the City of Leicester excluded). ... Normanton on Soar (known to locals as just Normanton) is a village in Nottinghamshire in England near the river Soar Nearby villages include Zouch, Sutton Bonnington and Stanford upon Soar. ...

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