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Bible Encyclopedias

1911 Encyclopedia Britannica

Mount Sorrel

A market town in the Loughborough (Mid) parliamentary division of Leicestershire, on the river Soar, 7 m. N. of Leicester. Pop. (1901), 2417. The Sileby station on the Midland main line lies 12 m. E. The position is beautiful, a steep hill, once crowned by a castle, rising above the wellwooded valley. At Barrow-Upon-Soar, 22 M. N. (pop. 2409; Barrow and Quorn railway station), lime is worked extensively. The village of Quorndon or Quorn, 12 m. N.W., is the headquarters of the well-known Quorn hunt. Quorndon is an urban district (pop. 2173).

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Chisholm, Hugh, General Editor. Entry for 'Mount Sorrel'. 1911 Encyclopedia Britanica. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/bri/m/mount-sorrel.html. 1910.

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