Misterton with Walcote

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Misterton with Walcote
Misterton.jpg
St Leonards Church, Misterton
Misterton with Walcote is located in Leicestershire
Misterton with Walcote
Misterton with Walcote
Misterton with Walcote shown within Leicestershire
Population 486  (2011 Census)
OS grid reference SP568841
Civil parish
  • Misterton with Walcote
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town LEICESTER
Postcode district LE17 4
Police Leicestershire
Fire Leicestershire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
List of places
UK
England
Leicestershire
52°27′07″N 1°09′53″W / 52.45193°N 1.16472°W / 52.45193; -1.16472Coordinates: 52°27′07″N 1°09′53″W / 52.45193°N 1.16472°W / 52.45193; -1.16472

Misterton with Walcote is a civil parish in the English county of Leicestershire. The population of the civil parish at the 2011 census was 486.[1]

It forms part of the Harborough district. Of its two settlement Walcote is by far the larger, but Misterton has the parish church.

Walcote is on the A4304 road some two miles east if the town of Lutterworth and a mile east of Junction 20 of the M1 motorway. The village now has one public house,The Black horse which has recently re-opened (2017)and the Tavern is now a private dwelling.It has a filling station.

A short circular walk linking Walcote and Misterton can be made by following Brook Street and taking the footpath left which joins a track which passes the Misterton Hall and St. Leonards Church. On reaching the main road, turning left onto a cyclepath by the woods of Misterton Park brings you back to Walcote.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 17 June 2016. 

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