Barkby Thorpe

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Barkby Thorpe is a hamlet and civil parish in the Charnwood district of Leicestershire, England. The hamlet has a population of around 50, and is close to the Leicester urban sprawl in Thurmaston. The civil parish also includes a small part of the more recent Hamilton development, around Catteric Way and the northern stretches of Leverton Road and Harkness Road, which spill over the boundary with the city of Leicester into the Borough of Charnwood. Nearby villages are Barkby, Beeby and the abandoned village of Hamilton.

Coordinates: 52°40′34″N 1°03′43″W / 52.676°N 1.062°W / 52.676; -1.062