Domesday:Godwine the priest holds of the king in Peatling Magna half a carucate of land, and has there half a plough, and 1 1/2 acres of meadow. It was and is worth 5s.
Robwert de Bucy holds of the king 3 carucates of land in Peatling Magna. There is land for 2 ploughs. There is 1 villan, and 8 acres of meadow. It was worth 2s; now 5s.
Countess Judith holds in Peatling Magna 4 carucates of land. There were 2 ploughs. Now 4 sokemen with 2 bordars have there 1 plough. There are 8 acres of meadow
Robert holds of the count 4 1/2 carucates of land in Peatling Magna . There was 1 plough. There 3 sokemen have half a plough. There are 10 acres of meadow. It was worth 4s; now 5s. Osmaer held it freely.
Approached by the gated road from Arnesby the church and the adjacent red brick house (rectory?) are lovely.