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Queniborough, Leicestershire

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Queniborough, Leicestershire

Queniborough is a village in the county of Leicestershire, United Kingdom just north of Syston and to the north of Leicester with 972 properties in the village and 1,878 registered electors (2003). Due to its proximity to Leicester it forms part of the Leicester Urban Area. It is particularly famous for its Parish church (St Mary's) of which Pevsner said "It has one of the finest spires in the whole of Leicestershire".
Administrative CountyLeicestershire
Traditional CountyLeicestershire
OS GridSK6412
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLeicestershire

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

Queeniborough ~ Cuinburg

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

Queeniborough, par. and vil., in co. and 6 miles NE. of Leicester, 1390 ac., pop. 549.

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