British Place Names

A comprehensive online gazetteer

Home » Leicestershire » Fenny Drayton, Leicestershire - local map, administrative data, historical information and reader comments

Fenny Drayton, Leicestershire

Local area map loading...

Fenny Drayton, Leicestershire

Fenny Drayton (formerly Drayton-in-the-Clay) is a village in Leicestershire England, in the district of Hinckley and Bosworth. Near to the county border of Warwickshire and using a Warwickshire County postcode, it is just off the A444 road an old Roman road, north of Nuneaton close to its crossroads with the A5. The hamlet is also crossed by another Roman Road, and is found at the end of the scenic country lane of the Fenn Lanes.
DistrictHinckley and Bosworth
Administrative CountyLeicestershire
Traditional CountyLeicestershire
OS GridSP3596
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLeicestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLeicestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLeicestershire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands

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

Drayton ~ Drayton Fenny

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

Drayton, Fenny, par., S. Leicestershire, 3 miles SE. of Atherstone, 1280 ac., pop. 139.

Your comments about Fenny Drayton, Leicestershire

What do you know about Fenny Drayton, Leicestershire? Give us the benefit of your local knowledge and opinions here!

comments powered by Disqus