Goscote Wapentake

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Coordinates: 52°45′N 1°06′W / 52.75°N 1.10°W / 52.75; -1.10

Not to be confused with Goscote, Walsall

Goscote was a wapentake in the county of Leicestershire, England; consisting of the north and north-west of the county. It was recorded in the Domesday Book,[citation needed] but as the wapentakes evolved to form hundreds, was split into East Goscote Hundred and West Goscote Hundred in 1346.[1]


  1. ^ John Curtis, A Topographical History of the County of Leicester (1831)