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Originally called the "Ram Inn" – that part of George Street was called Ram Lane – it changed its name in the early 1970s after a brewery 'make-over' which greatly improved the interior. It is said that the brewery did not like the name Ram Inn and prudishly renamed it 'the Cavalier' after claims that wounded royalist soldiers sheltered in Lutterworth following the Battle of Naseby in 1645.

Some 2.5 mi (4.0 km) to the west of the town is a large logistics and distribution centre called Magna Park, which is the main source of employment in the Lutterworth area. Magna Park is built upon the site of the old Bitteswell aerodrome. Also near Lutterworth is Stanford Hall.

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There are two primary schools in Lutterworth: John Wycliffe Primary School and Sherrier Primary School. Sherrier was originally housed in a Victorian building on Churchgate before moving to a new location on Bitteswell Road in 1983.[10] Sherrier featured on the BBC TV children's TV programme Blue Peter on 5 February 2008.

The architect of Lutterworth Town Hall was Joseph Hansom, who took out the first patent of the horse-drawn hansom cab.[4] He also built Birmingham Town Hall.

Lutterworth lies on the A426 Leicester–Rugby road, adjacent to the M1 motorway at junction 20. It is also located within a few miles of the M6 motorway and A5 trunk road. The town once had a station on the Great Central Railway; however, since its closure the nearest railway station is now at Rugby. A southern bypass, the A4303, was opened in 1999, providing a route for traffic from the M1 to the A5 to avoid Lutterworth town centre.

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Welcome to Lutterworth College.  Formerly known as Lutterworth Grammar School, we have a long tradition of providing a quality education with high expectations for all our students both in and out of the classroom.

The town was granted its market charter in 1214 by King John and continues to hold a market to this day, every Thursday. Usually there are up to ten stalls selling a variety of items from fruit and vegetables to clothes.

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The local secondary schools are Lutterworth High School (for ages 11–16) on Woodway Road and Lutterworth College (for ages 11–18) on Bitteswell Road, both of which achieve good results in applicable exams.

It is a controversy in the town how to manage the traffic flows emanating from Magna Park and the nearby M1 and A5 trunk roads. Some 3,000 heavy goods vehicles pass through the town every day and pollution levels are evidenced as being high. 2014 Air Pollution Progress Report. The town council has established a task group to try to resolve the issues surrounding the proposed Lutterworth Western Relief Road (or bypass) following extensive publicity in the local press.[5]

Mark Corrigan of the British television series Peep Show describes a trip to Lutterworth by public transport as taking so long that it feels like going to Mordor, a reference to Tolkien's Lord of the Rings trilogy.

We are a venue for Weddings, Celebrations and Parties as well as for Conferences and Meetings. Private parties and celebrations are offered in the unique atmosphere of The Vaults as well in the Christina Room located on the first floor.

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Historically, Lutterworth has always been at the centre of the English transport network. For centuries, there were a number of Coaching Inns in the town. Today, The Greyhound Coaching Inn is the only coaching inn to keep up a centuries old tradition.

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Lutterworth also houses the British Isles headquarters of Gideons International.[7]

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In the days of the stagecoach, Lutterworth was an important stopping-place on the road from Leicester to Oxford and London, and many former coaching inns remain in the town. The town also contains some historic half-timbered buildings, some of which date back to the 16th century.

Another of the landmarks of the town centre is the thatched roof & timber framed building now known as the 'Shambles Inn'. This former abattoir and butcher's is the oldest timber-framed building in Lutterworth dating back to the 16th century, it was a first used as a public house in 1791 until 1840 it was then converted back to a home and butcher's shop. In 1982 it was converted back into a public house and named the Shambles.


The Census 2011 Summary also indicates an overal growth in residents vehicles which is likely to add to traffic and pollution concerns Census Summary

In October 2010 The Cavalier Inn closed and was changed in status to a log burning store retailing log burning fires and similar products and services.

The Greyhound Coaching Inn offers 33 en-suite bedrooms all individually decorated to a high standard - take a look at each of our bedrooms.

The plan is for 2,500 new homes, a new retail centre, new motorway service station and an industrial estate, all of which threaten beautiful south Leicestershire countryside.

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Available from as little as £20, you can now purchase Gift Vouchers for friends, family or colleagues that they can redeem against accommodation or dining in The Greyhound Inn Restaurant.  

Two public houses in the town have born Whittle's name, but both have now closed.

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In the 14th century, the religious reformer Canon John Wycliffe was rector in Lutterworth's parish church of St Mary between 1374 and 1384, and it was here that he is traditionally believed to have produced the first translation of the Bible from Latin into English.

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Frank Whittle, inventor of the jet engine, developed some of the world's first jet engines at the British Thomson-Houston works in Lutterworth, and in nearby Rugby, during the late 1930s and the 1940s. The engine for the UK's first jet aeroplane, the Gloster E.28/39, was produced in Lutterworth. A statue of the plane stands in the middle of a roundabout just south of the town as a memorial.