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Beeby, Leicestershire

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Beeby, Leicestershire

Beeby is a village and civil parish in the Charnwood district of Leicestershire, England, with a population of about 100. It is situated north-east of Leicester, nearer to the villages of Keyham and Hungarton in the neighbouring district of Harborough. The village lies on the Barkby Brook. The parish also includes the hamlet of Little Beeby. The village is referenced in Adrian Mole & the Weapons of Mass Destruction as the home of the Flowers family.
Administrative CountyLeicestershire
Traditional CountyLeicestershire
OS GridSK6608
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityLeicestershire
 

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

Bebi

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

Beeby, par., in N. of co. and 5 miles NE. of Leicester, 1020 ac., pop. 108.

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