Description in 1871:
"STONTON-WYVILLE, a parish in Market-Harborough district, Leicester; 3½ miles E by N of Kibworth r. station. Post town, Kibworth-Harcourt, under Leicester. Acres, 1,190. Real property, £2,272. Pop., 102. Houses, 21. The manor gives the title of Baron to the Earl of Cardigan. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £230. Patron, the Earl of Cardigan. The church is early English. Bishop de Wyville, who died in 1375, was a native." [John Marius WILSON's "Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales," (1870-72)]
Stonton Wyville is a parish, a township and a small village in Leicestershire. It is 9.5 miles south-east of Leicester city, 6 miles north-east of Market Harborough and 90 miles north of London. The parish covers 1,217 acres.
The remains of a Roman Road pass just north of the village. If you are planning a visit:
By automobile, it is probably easiest to take the A6 trunk road south-east out of Leicester city for about 9 miles, then turn north on the B6047. Turn right at Tur Langton to find Stonton Wyville.
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