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Cropston is a village within the civil parish of Thurcaston & Cropston (where the population is included), part of the Borough of Charnwood in Leicestershire, England. It is on the edge of Charnwood Forest, and lies close to Bradgate Park.
The village itself is small, with the older properties close to the crossroads of Reservoir and Station Roads. Near the crossroads there are two pubs, The Bradgate Arms and The Badger's Sett (formerly The Reservoir Inn), and a garage. There are a number of cottages dating back to the 16th century. Cropston Reservoir lies between the village and Bradgate Park. The Victorian pumping station next to the reservoir has now been replaced with a more modern facility.
Cropston Cricket Club hold regular fixtures at their Waterfield Road cricket field.
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- Cropston at Leicestershirevillages.com
- Thurcaston & Cropston Parish Council
- Cropston Pumping Station image at ViewFinder
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