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The Functional Change of a Leicestershire Village

THE EXAMPLE OF ROTHLEY BY SUSAN J. BAYLEY

This study was completed by the author in a Teacher Training course in 1978.

Contents:
Chapter 1
Exurban Growth and its effect on the Rural Village.
Chapter 2
Rothley as a Rural Village.
Chapter 3
The beginnings of a separation between Workplace and Residence.
Chapter 4
Rothley as a Metropolitan Village?
Chapter 5
What of Rothley in the future?

Summary
Looking at the type of village we were and could be based on the information gathered.

Appendix with a set of maps to show the pattern of growth in Rothley from Saxon times to the present day.

There is a lot of local information in this publication and the author was assisted by Rodney Offley who held a huge amount of written history about Rothley. It all makes very interesting reading especially almost 30 years after publication.

The book is in the Local Studies Section of Rothley Library and is available for reference only.