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East Goscote, Leicestershire

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East Goscote, Leicestershire

East Goscote is a village and civil parish in the Charnwood district of Leicestershire, England, just north of Syston. It is a medium sized village with a population of approximately 3,000. The village is twinned with Fleury-sur-Andelle, France. The name is taken from East Goscote, one of the old hundreds (an area of land purported to be able to support 100 families) of Leicester.
Administrative CountyLeicestershire
Traditional CountyLeicestershire
OS GridSK6413
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLeicestershire

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

Goscote ~ Goscote East ~ Goscote East and West

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

Goscote, East and West, 2 hundreds, N. Leicestershire -- East Goscote, 82,250 ac., pop. 29,756, contains 34 pars. and parts of 5 others; West Goscote, 84,825 ac., pop. 59,011, contains 25 pars. and parts of 5 others.

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