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Skeffington, Leicestershire

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Skeffington, Leicestershire

Skeffington is a village and civil parish in the Harborough district of Leicestershire, England. It is situated east of Leicester on the A47 Leicester to Uppingham road, between the parishes of Billesdon and Tugby and Keythorpe. The village's church is dedicated to Thomas Becket and is a Grade II* listed building. It is part of a group benefice with Keyham, Billesdon, Goadby and Hungarton. Skeffington Hall, adjacent to the church, is also Grade II* listed.
DistrictHarborough
Post townLEICESTER
Administrative CountyLeicestershire
Traditional CountyLeicestershire
OS GridSK7402
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityLeicestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLeicestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLeicestershire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code0116
Population194
 

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

Skefflington ~ Skevyngton ~ Sciftitone

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

Skefflington, par. and vil., Leicestershire - par., 2132 ac., pop. 150; vil., 10 miles E. of Leicester; P.O.; near the vil. is Skefflington Hall, seat.

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