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

Etymology[edit]

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]

Governance[edit]

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

References[edit]

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