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Peckleton, Leicestershire

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Peckleton, Leicestershire

Peckleton is a small village and civil parish located in the Hinckley and Bosworth district of Leicestershire, England. The villages of Kirkby Mallory and Stapleton also form part of the parish. Thus, according to the 2001 census, the parish had a population of 1,077. Due east of the village is Peckleton Common, adjacent to The Glebe Fisheries, an angling centre of excellence completed in 1996. The local church, St Mary Magdalene, is located just south of the village centre.
DistrictHinckley and Bosworth
Post townLeicester
Administrative CountyLeicestershire
Traditional CountyLeicestershire
OS GridSK4600
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityLeicestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLeicestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLeicestershire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
 

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

Pechintone

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

Peckleton, par. and vil., Leicestershire, 4 miles SE. of Market Bosworth, 1583 ac., pop. 267; near the vil. is Peckleton Hall, seat.

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