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Appleby Magna, Leicestershire

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Appleby Magna, Leicestershire

Appleby Magna is a village and civil parish in the district of North West Leicestershire, England. The civil parish, as well as Appleby Magna, includes the small hamlets of Appleby Parva and Little Wigston, and the villages of Norton-Juxta-Twycross, Snarestone and Swepstone. The Parish collectively has a total population of 1,076, with Applby being the largest settlement. Historically Appleby was one of the largest and wealthiest parishes in Leicestershire.
DistrictNorth West Leicestershire
Administrative CountyLeicestershire
Traditional CountyLeicestershire / Derbyshire
OS GridSK3109
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLeicestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLeicestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLeicestershire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01530

Other names by which Appleby Magna, Leicestershire has been known in the past

Appleby ~ Great Appleby

Appleby Magna, Leicestershire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Appleby, par., vil., and seat, on confines of Derbyshire and Leicestershire, 6 miles SW. of Ashby-de-la-Zouch ry. sta., 2020 ac., pop. 757; P.O. It is sometimes called Appleby Magna, and contains the hamlet of Appleby Parva.

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