Wednesday, 26 June 2013

Quorn


Quorn in Leicestershire is a village near Loughborough. There has been a settlement here since the 13th century. The village was known for the quarrying of stone which started in the iron age and was also used by the Romans. 


Famous for fox hunting under the renowned fox hunter Hugo Meynell who lived at Quorn Hall in the late 16th centry the village even has a warhsip named after it - HMS Quorn.


There is a train station at Quorn which is on the preserved Great Central Steam Railway.

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