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Belvoir is a village and civil parish in the Melton district of Leicestershire, England. It is close to the county boundary, the nearest town being Grantham in Lincolnshire, eight miles (13 km) east of the village. The parish includes the villages of Belvoir, Knipton and Harston. Nearby places outside the parish are Woolsthorpe by Belvoir, Redmile, and Croxton Kerrial. The village is the site of Belvoir Castle and so gives its name to the Vale of Belvoir.
|OS Settlement Classification||Other settlement (village, hamlet etc)|
Other names by which Belvoir, Leicestershire has been known in the past
Beauvoir ~ Beavoir ~ Bellevoir ~ Belver ~ Belvoyr ~ Bever ~ Bevoir
Belvoir, Leicestershire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)
Belvoir, par., N. Leicestershire, 7 miles SW. of Grantham, 170 ac., pop. 141.
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