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Newbold Verdon, Leicestershire

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Newbold Verdon, Leicestershire

Newbold Verdon is a village and civil parish in the county of Leicestershire, England. The parish includes Newbold Heath to the north and Brascote to the south. Originally an agricultural centre Newbold Verdon grew in size during the 1850s with the expansion of coal mining in the area. That industry has now ceased leaving Newbold Verdon as primarily a commuter village. The 2001 census recorded a population of 3,193.
Administrative CountyLeicestershire
Traditional CountyLeicestershire
OS GridSK4403
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLeicestershire

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

Newbold Verdon, par. and vil., Leicestershire, 3 m. E. of Market Bosworth, 2400 ac., pop. 729; P.O.; in vicinity of vil. is Newbold Verdon Hall, seat.

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