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Ibstock, Leicestershire

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Ibstock, Leicestershire

Ibstock is a village and civil parish about 2.5 miles south of Coalville in North West Leicestershire, England. The village is on the A447 road Between Coalville and Hinckley. The toponym Ibstock could be a derivative of Ibestoche meaning the dairy farm of Ibba, which is an Old English personal name also found in other toponyms.
DistrictNorth West Leicestershire
Administrative CountyLeicestershire
Traditional CountyLeicestershire
OS GridSK4010
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityLeicestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLeicestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLeicestershire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01530
Population5,760 (2001 Census)
 

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

Ibestoche

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

Ibstock, par., township, and vil., S. Leicestershire, 4½ miles N. of Market Bosworth - par., 4846 ac., pop. 7085; township, 2257 ac., pop. 2335; P.O., T.O.

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