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Knossington, Leicestershire

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Knossington, Leicestershire

Knossington is a village and parish in the east of Leicestershire, close to the border with Rutland. It lies between the village of Somerby and Oakham. It has been a designated Conservation area since 1977.
Post townMelton Mowbray
Administrative CountyLeicestershire
Traditional CountyLeicestershire
OS GridSK8008
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLeicestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLeicestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLeicestershire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01664

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

Closin ~ Nossitone

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

Knossington, par. and vil., Leicestershire, in E. of co., on river Gwash, 4 miles SW. of Oakham, 1443 ac., pop. 291; P.O.

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