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Barlestone, Leicestershire

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Barlestone, Leicestershire

Barlestone is a village and civil parish in the Hinckley and Bosworth district of Leicestershire, England. The 2001 Census recorded a parish population of 2,471. The village adjoins the neighbouring village of Osbaston.
DistrictHinckley and Bosworth
Post townNuneaton
Administrative CountyLeicestershire
Traditional CountyLeicestershire
OS GridSK4205
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLeicestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLeicestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLeicestershire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01455
Population2,471 (2001 Census)

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

Barleston ~ Barlston ~ Berulvestone

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

Barleston, or Barlston, township, in par. and 2½ miles NE. of Market Bosworth, S. Leicestershire, 1039 ac., pop. 708; has hosiery mfrs.

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