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Ashby Folville, Leicestershire

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Ashby Folville, Leicestershire

Ashby Folville is a village in the Melton district of Leicestershire, south west of Melton Mowbray. The civil parish of Ashby Folville was abolished in 1936 and its 1,796 acres were merged with Gaddesby. The village was recorded in the Domesday Book. The Folville element of the placename comes from a family that had its seat here.
Administrative CountyLeicestershire
Traditional CountyLeicestershire
OS GridSK7012
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLeicestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLeicestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLeicestershire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands

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

Ashby-Folville, par. and township, N. Leicestershire, 6 miles SW. of Melton Mowbray -- par., 6296 ac. pop. 786; township, 1983 ac., pop. 131.

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