Attleborough

Attleborough is an ancient village that dates to before 1150. Owned by Robert de Beaumont, 1st Earl of Leicester and given by him to the Nuns of Chaies-Dieu. Confirmed by his son in 1168. It was sold by Chaise-Dieu in about 1293 to Nuneaton. On the 'Dissolution' the Manor passed to Sir Marmaduke Constable retaining its separate constitution. (For more history see Dugdale & ex.inf. The Rev. M Knight Nuneaton in Warwickshire in central England. It should not be confused with the larger town of Attleborough in Norfolk.

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