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Gumley, Leicestershire

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Gumley, Leicestershire

Gumley is a village in Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom. The closest town is Market Harborough. The name Gumley is a contraction of the Anglo-Saxon "Gutmundesleah" – meaning Godmund's clearing.
Administrative CountyLeicestershire
Traditional CountyLeicestershire
OS GridSP6890
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLeicestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLeicestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLeicestershire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01858

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

Godmundelai ~ Gutmundeslea

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

Gumley, par., S. Leicestershire, 4½ miles NW. of Market Harborough, 1550 ac., pop. 232; contains the seat of Gumley Hall.

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