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Great Bowden Community Website

Sutton Road Great Bowden

Great Bowden lies on the edge of the Welland Valley and has a past history dating back to Anglo Saxon times.

Recent development applications have now increased the size of the village by 48%, with an additional 211 houses set to be built.

Dingley Road Great Bowden




If you would like to know more about the history of Great Bowden and its Heritage, please visit the Groups page. The Historical Society or Archaeological & Heritage Group can provide a wealth of information.



Newsletter 2017 Autumn                           



Great Bowden Events Calendar

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LRWT Great Bowden Local Group


Winter 2017-18 Programme

Weds 18th Oct -  'Tasmania and South Australia', Sue Ablett
Weds 15th Nov - 'Leicester and its River', Adrian Lane 


Weds 17th Jan - AGM + 'Extinctions, Re-introductions & Aliens', Nigel Slater
Weds 21st Feb - 'Target: 200 Tweets', Bruce White
Weds 21st Mar - 'Dragonflies and your Gardens', Claire Install

The local group of the Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlife Trust serving the south of the county.

Autumn/winter meetings are held in Sep, Oct, Nov, Jan, Feb, Mar on the third Wednesday at 7.30 pm in the Village Hall.
A variable number of outdoor events are arranged for spring/summer.


Bruce White, Chairman, tel: 01858 467976 email:

Gerald Mitchell, Village Recorder, tel: 01858 462393 email:






Great Bowden Historical Society

Web Site



Great Bowden Heritage & Archaeology
Web site








Station Road Great Bowden

View up Station Road

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Electoral Division

The electoral division of Market Harborough East is made up of the following district wards. Market Harborough Great Bowden and Arden ward and Little Bowden ward.

Leicestershire Census 2011 - Key Statistics

(pdf format) Download key statistics for the electoral division. Market Harborough East electoral division  








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