Welcome to Rothwell Wiki
A collaborative encyclopedia of the history of Rothwell and its surrounding towns.
Once a country house for Thorpe-on-the-Hill's local gentry, boasting "exceptionally fine decoration", Thorpe Hall is now at serious risk of falling into a perilous state of decay. Find out how this imposing building once looked and what its future may hold.
In 1977, evidence of human activity in the 2nd-4th century was found on what is now Rothwell Country Park. Amongst the Roman-era finds were a human skull, a rare yew tree bucket, and a shoe specially made for someone with a foot injury.