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Carlton, Leicestershire

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Carlton, Leicestershire

Carlton is located in Leicestershire
 Carlton shown within Leicestershire
Shire county Leicestershire
Region East Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
EU Parliament East Midlands
List of places

Carlton is a village in Leicestershire, England, close to Market Bosworth.

There are four roads in Carlton:

  • Main Street (where most of the population is centred)
  • Bosworth Road (at the east end of the village leading south to Market Bosworth and north to Barton-in-the-Beans)
  • Congerstone Lane (at the west end of the village)
  • Shackerstone Walk (formerly Occupation Road).
Main Street, Carlton
photographed in August 2008


The village has a pub, The Gate Hangs Well, and a church, Saint Andrew's.

Village Life

The village has a strong community spirit, and there are regular parties and fundraising events for causes such as the church. There is an Investment Club which meets in members' houses once a month. The local fox hunt often meets in one of the farms on Shackerstone Walk.

External links

  • Article in Financial Daily about Investment Club
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