Lockington is a village in the Leicestershire parish of Lockington cum Hemington. The village is close to the Derbyshire border. The population at the 2011 census was included in the civil parish of Lockington cum Hemington
In 1994 a hoard of Bronze Age items was discovered locally. The hoard consisted of the shards of two Beaker style pots, a copper based alloy dagger and two embossed gold-sheet armlets. These 4,000-year-old finds are now in the British Museum.
John Gilbert Cooper, poet, was born here in 1722.
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