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Asfordby, Leicestershire

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Asfordby, Leicestershire

Asfordby is a village and civil parish in the Melton district of Leicestershire, to the west of Melton Mowbray on the A6006 road. The parish consists of Asfordby proper, Asfordby Valley and Asfordby Hill, which together have a population of around 3,000 (1995 est). The villages are to the north of the River Wreake, with Asfordby Hill situated east of Asfordby proper, closer to Melton, and Asfordby Valley to the north. Within Asforby proper, there are a few shops, mainly convenience shops.
Administrative CountyLeicestershire
Traditional CountyLeicestershire
OS GridSK7019
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLeicestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLeicestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLeicestershire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands

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

Ashfordby ~ Esserberie ~ Osferdebie

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

Asfordby, or Ashfordby, par. with ry. sta., N. Leicestershire, 3 miles W. of Melton-Mowbray, 1210 ac., pop. 539.

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