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Glenfield, Leicestershire

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Glenfield, Leicestershire

Glenfield is a village and civil parish in Leicestershire, England. It is part of the Blaby district, and has a population of about 10,000. Its location at the northwestern fringe of the city of Leicester effectively makes it a suburb, although it is politically and administratively separate. The parish is formally named Glenfields, dating from the merger of the ancient Glenfield parish with Glenfield Frith.
DistrictBlaby (district)
Post townLEICESTER
Administrative CountyLeicestershire
Traditional CountyLeicestershire
OS GridSK5405
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityLeicestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLeicestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLeicestershire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code0116
Populationc.10,000
 

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

Glenfield Frith ~ Clanefelde

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

Glenfield, par. and township with ry. sta., in co. and 3½ miles NW. of Leicester, 4890 ac., pop. 1207; township, pop. 632; P.O.

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