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Ashby Magna, Leicestershire

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Ashby Magna, Leicestershire

Ashby Magna is a small English village and civil parish in the Harborough district of Leicestershire. The parish has a population of 294. It is in the west of the district, and lies midway between junctions 20 and 21 of the M1. Nearby places are Willoughby Waterleys, Peatling Parva and Dunton Bassett. The village is of Danish origin and recorded in the Domesday Book as 'Essebi' or 'Asseby'.
Post townLutterworth
Administrative CountyLeicestershire
Traditional CountyLeicestershire
OS GridSP5690
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLeicestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLeicestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLeicestershire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code44 1455

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

Ashby-Magna, par., S. Leicestershire, 4 miles NE. of Lutterworth, 1487 ac., pop. 253.

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