John O'Gaunt, Leicestershire

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John O'Gaunt, (properly John O' Gaunt) is a locality in the English county of Leicestershire.

Outskirts photographed August 2007

The population of the locality is included in the civil parish of Twyford and Thorpe


The area takes its name from the former John O' Gaunt railway station which took its name from a covert known to local hunters some distance away.[1]


John O'Gaunt is in the civil parish of Somerby[2] which, in turn, is part of the district of Melton.


Coordinates: 52°40′47″N 00°54′35″W / 52.67972°N 0.90972°W / 52.67972; -0.90972