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Saddington, Leicestershire

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Saddington, Leicestershire

Saddington is a village in the Harborough district of Leicestershire, England. It is close to Smeeton Westerby, Gumley, Kibworth and Fleckney. It is a small hilltop village to the south of Fleckney and overlooks the Saddington Reservoir, constructed in 1802 to feed the Grand Union Canal. The canal flows through the parish and traverses a half-mile-long tunnel.
Administrative CountyLeicestershire
Traditional CountyLeicestershire
OS GridSP6591
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLeicestershire

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

Sadin ~ Setintone

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

Saddington, par., Leicestershire, G miles NW. of Market Harborough, 1050 ac., pop. 185.

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