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Knipton, Leicestershire

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Knipton, Leicestershire

Knipton, is a small village in the English county of Leicestershire. It is located around six miles (9.6 kilometres) from the town of Grantham just off the A607, and ten miles (16 kilometres) from Melton Mowbray . Despite having a Nottinghamshire postcode, and Lincolnshire (Grantham) STD code, the village is located in the postal county of Leicestershire. It borders on to the estate of Belvoir Castle. The village pub is the Manners Arms http://travel. timesonline. co.
Administrative CountyLeicestershire
Traditional CountyLeicestershire
OS GridSK8231
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLeicestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLeicestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLeicestershire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01476

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

Cnipe ~ Gniptone

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

Knipton, par. and vil., Leicestershire, in NE. of co., on river Devon, 7 miles SW. of Grantham, 1430 ac., pop. 327; P.O., T.O.; the reservoir (90 ac.) of the Grantham Canal is situated here.

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