Lockington is a village in the Leicestershire parish of Lockington-Hemington. The village is close to the Derbyshire border. The population at the 2011 census was included in the civil parish of Lockington-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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