Mountsorrel, Leicestershire

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Browse our selection of old black and white photographs of Mountsorrel, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. All our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints, tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as one photo in a customised calendar. Most of our local history books can have a personalised inscription added for FREE to the title page.

Old Maps of Mountsorrel

Historic Maps of Mountsorrel and the local area.

Memories of Mountsorrel
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Read and share your memories of Mountsorrel itself or of a particular photo of Mountsorrel.

I was raised in Mountsorrel in the Soar valley near Leicester. It was a Norman village that lay alongside the river Soar under Castle Hill. The hill got its name from the mote and bailey type 12c castle built by the Beaumonts – Earls of Leicester who were given land by William the Conqueror. It is first mentioned in 1150 (...Read full memory)