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Coleorton, Leicestershire

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Coleorton, Leicestershire

Coleorton is a village and civil parish in North West Leicestershire, England. It is situated on the A512 road approximately 2 miles (3.2 km) east of Ashby de la Zouch. Nearby villages include Newbold, to the north, Thringstone to the east, and Swannington to the south-east. In the 2001 census, the population of the parish was 1,016. Formerly an ancient parish in West Goscote hundred, Coleorton became part of Ashby de la Zouch Rural District which was created in 1894.
DistrictNorth West Leicestershire
Administrative CountyLeicestershire
Traditional CountyLeicestershire
OS GridSK4017
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 Coleorton, Leicestershire has been known in the past

Cole Orton ~ Cole Overton ~ Ovretone

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

Cole Orton, par., N. Leicestershire, 3 miles NE. of Ashby-de-la-Zouch, 1999 ac., pop. 598; P.O., called Coleorton; has coal mines; contains Cole Orton Hall.

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