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Evington, City of Leicester

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Evington, City of Leicester

Evington is an electoral ward and administrative division of the city of Leicester, England. It used to be a small village centred around Main Street and the Anglican church of St Denys but was close enough to Leicester to become one of the outer suburbs in the 1930s. Today, the ward comprises the historical village of Evington, as well as the modern ex-council estates of Rowlatts Hill and Goodwood.
Post townLEICESTER
Administrative CountyCity of Leicester
Traditional CountyLeicestershire
OS GridSK6203
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
Population9,788
 

Other names by which Evington, City of Leicester has been known in the past

Avintone

Evington, City of Leicester in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Evington, par., in co. and 3 miles SE. of Leicester, 1360 ac., pop. 450; contains Evington Hall.

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