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Barkby, Leicestershire

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Barkby, Leicestershire

Barkby is a village and civil parish in the Charnwood district of Leicestershire, England. It is situated on the Barkby Brook, north-east of Leicester, and only a short way from Leicester's urban sprawl in Thurmaston and Syston. Nearby villages are Beeby and Barkby Thorpe. The parish has a population of around 300.
Administrative CountyLeicestershire
Traditional CountyLeicestershire
OS GridSK6309
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityLeicestershire
 

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

Barkby Thorpe ~ Barcheberie ~ Barchebi ~ Barchbebi ~ Barchbriebi

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

Barkby, par. and township, N. Leicestershire, 1½ mile SE. of Syston ry. sta. and 4½ miles N.E. of Leicester, 2290 ac., pop. 1046; township, pop. 579; P.O.

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