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Gaddesby, Leicestershire

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Gaddesby, Leicestershire

Gaddesby is a village in Leicestershire, England, south of Melton Mowbray and north east of Leicester. In 1936 the civil parish of Ashby Folville was merged with Gaddesby. Present day Gaddesby has 170 households and a population of almost 450. Recent housing development has made the village a popular, rural dormitory for Leicester.
Administrative CountyLeicestershire
Traditional CountyLeicestershire
OS GridSK6813
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLeicestershire

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

Gadesbie ~ Gadesbi

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

Gaddesby, par., N. Leicestershire, 6 miles SW. of Melton Mowbray, 1657 ac., pop. 241; P.O.; contains Gaddesby Hall.

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