Grimston, Leicestershire

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Stone and stocks on the village green

Grimston is a village and civil parish in the Melton District, in the English county of Leicestershire. The population (including Saxelbye) of the civil parish at the 2011 census was 294.[1]


Grimston has a pub, a place of worship and once had a railway station called Grimston railway station.

The 13th-century parish church of St John the Baptist, restored in 1856, is a Grade II* listed building.[2]


  1. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 13 June 2016. 
  2. ^ "Name: CHURCH OF ST PETER List entry Number: 1075032". English Heritage. Retrieved 17 November 2013. 

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Coordinates: 52°47′24″N 0°59′06″W / 52.790°N 0.985°W / 52.790; -0.985