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Scraptoft, City of Leicester

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Scraptoft, City of Leicester

Scraptoft is a village in Leicestershire, England that is effectively a suburb of Leicester. It has a population of about 1,500. It lies north of the A47 road east of Leicester, and runs directly into the built up area of Thurnby and Bushby to the south. For local government the village forms part of the district of Harborough, and constitutes a civil parish.
Administrative CountyCity of Leicester
Traditional CountyLeicestershire
OS GridSK6405
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityLeicestershire
 

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

Scrapentot

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

Scraptoft, par. (ry. sta. Thornby and Scraptoft), in co. and 3½ miles E. of Leicester, 1450 ac., pop. 120.

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