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Wigston - Churches And Steeples
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Medieval churches are always a great attraction for tourists; there is something about their greatness and splendor, fine architecture and intriguing finishes that remind us of the close relationship between God and the people of a country back in the past. Old England did not lack any medieval sites, and churches and abbeys were an important part of the country's past. Wigston Two Steeples or Great Wigston are the historical Middle Ages names of Wigston Magna, a town located within Leicestershire, to the south of Leicester. The peculiar names were attributed to the town because of the particularity of having two medieval churches, All Saints and St. Wistans.

If we were to consider the historical dates that refer to the formation of this land and its origins, it would seem that the land on which Wigston currently stands on has been held by Hugh de Grandmesnil for the King, according to the writings in the Domesday Book.

As for the town markets, one of its major markets has been MacFisheries' MacMarkets, which became a branch of International Stores and a successor of the Gateway Foodmarket. Another important economical asset the town of Wigston has is its conglomerate of companies on the industrial estate, which is located on Chartwell Drive. These companies include the Cromwell Tools World Distribution Centre and Delifrance.

Plus, Sainsbury's is located right in the centre of the town, Blaby Road hosts Tesco. Some branches of Farmfoods, Iceland or Superdrug can also be found in Wigston. If you ever decide to move here, you won't lack a thing: there are plenty of charity shops and fast food outlets you can visit. As for education sites in Wigston, we can find Bushloe High School, Abington High School, Guthlaxton College and South Leicestershire College, which was formerly known as Wigston College. Near the schools we can find the "Wiggy Piggy", which is the headquarters of the Oadby and Wigston Borough Council.

Because Leicester is so close to Wigston, you can easily take a train from the South Wigston railway station lying on the Birmingham to Peterborough Line and get to Leicester in just five minutes. These trains run every hour, so if you're planning on buying a place here, you should know you aren't likely to have any trouble with the transportation. The train rides are never going to be boring, as there will always be a great scenery to admire your eyes and soul with.

Speaking of moving, you can find a lot of houses or apartments to either buy or rent here. Whether you choose a one-bedroom flat or a two-bedroom, terraced house on Garden Street in Wigston, you won't have any regrets, as the beautiful architecture here is definitely going to please your eyes and soul, while the surroundings are going to do an equally great job at keeping you happy and content you've chosen this location. You can either choose a very popular residential area or the outskirts, you are definitely going to love living in Wigston.

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