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Market Harborough

Market Harborough is a market town in Leicestershire England, and has a population of around 15,000. The River Welland flows through the town.

Market Harborough is located in a rural part of south Leicestershire and is roughly 25 miles south of Leicester. Market Harborough is near the A14 main road and is also served by the Midland Main Line railway. There is also a branch of the Grand Union Canal which terminates in the town.

Market Harborough once had a clothes making industry with corsets being made in the town. And in Market Harborough town centre there is an unnusual Medieval grammar school, it is unusual because it stands on wooden stilts (the underside was once used as a butter market).

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