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Shackerstone, Leicestershire

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Shackerstone, Leicestershire

Shackerstone is a village and civil parish in the Hinckley and Bosworth district of Leicestershire, England. It is situated on the Ashby-de-la-Zouch Canal and the River Sence. According to the 2001 census the parish, which also includes the village of Barton in the Beans, had a population of 811.
Administrative CountyLeicestershire
Traditional CountyLeicestershire
OS GridSK3706
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityLeicestershire
 

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

Sacrestone

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

Shackerstone, par. and township with ry. sta. (Shackerstone Junction), Leicestershire, 3 miles NW. of Market Bosworth - par., 2653 ac., pop. 480; township, 1920 ac., pop. 288.

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