Waltham On The Wolds - Geography

Geography

The parish had a population of about 967 as of the United Kingdom Census 2001, and is the site of the Waltham television transmitting station, which serves most of the East Midlands. Apart from the main village, the parish also includes the village of Thorpe Arnold, which is just to the northeast of Melton. To the southeast is Stonesby, which is nearer to the 1,033 ft (315 m) transmitter. The village is on a ridge which has an escarpment close to the north-west that dramatically overlooks the Vale of Belvoir.

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