Description in 1830:
"Eastwell is in the Hundred of Framland, 6 miles north by East from Melton; contains 1,291 acres, 109 inhabitants and 24 acres. The sole proprietor is the duke of Rutland, who has a seat called Eastwell hall. Lord Huntingtower is lord of the manor. The king is patron of the rectory, which has a glebe of 36 acres. The rector receives 85 pounds yearly in lieu of tithes."
>[Curtis's "History of Leicestershire," 1830]