Garthorpe, Leicestershire

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Garthorpe is a village and civil parish (called Garthorpe and Fockerby) in Leicestershire, England, in the Melton district. It is about five miles east of Melton Mowbray. The parish includes the villages of Garthorpe and Coston, and is near Saxby (in Freeby parish), Wymondham, Buckminster and Sproxton. The parish has a population of about 100 [1]

The River Eye in front of a terrace of cottages in Garthorpe
photographed in October 2005

. The civil parish had a population of 418 at the 2011 census.[1]


  1. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 12 June 2016. 

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Coordinates: 52°46′44″N 0°46′01″W / 52.779°N 0.767°W / 52.779; -0.767