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Belvoir, Leicestershire

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Belvoir, Leicestershire

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.
Administrative CountyLeicestershire
Traditional CountyLeicestershire
OS GridSK8233
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLeicestershire

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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