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Thurmaston, Leicestershire

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Thurmaston, Leicestershire

Thurmaston is a village and civil parish within the Charnwood borough of Leicestershire, England. As of the 2001 census its population was 8,945. It is 4 miles north of the Leicester city centre and lies just outside the A563, Leicester's outer ring road.
Administrative CountyLeicestershire
Traditional CountyLeicestershire
OS GridSK6109
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLeicestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLeicestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLeicestershire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code0116

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


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

Thurmaston, small town, in co. and 3½ miles NE. of Leicester, on river Soar, 1643 ac., pop. 1545; P.O.; consists of the township of North Thurmaston, Barkby par., and the township of South Thurmaston, Belgrave par.- North Thurinaston, 423 ac., pop. 420; South Thurmaston, 1220 ac., pop. 1125; framework-knitting is carried on.

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