Peckleton  Leicestershire


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Peckleton like this:

PECKLETON, a village and a parish in Market-Bosworth district, Leicester. The village stands 2¾ miles S W of Desford r. station, and 4¼ S E of Market-Bosworth. The parish contains also the hamlet of Tooley-Park; and its post town is Hinckley. Acres, with Knoll and Bassett-House extra-parochial tract, 2,020. ...

Real property, £4, 374. Pop. of P. alone, 378. Houses, 75. The property is much subdivided. The manor belongs to Lord Lovelace. P. Hall is the seat of T. Jee, Esq.; and P. House, of Mrs. Mayne. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £474.* Patron, the Rev. T. E. Chataway. The church is old but good, and has a tower and spire. Charities, £5.

Peckleton through time

Peckleton is now part of Hinckley and Bosworth district. Click here for graphs and data of how Hinckley and Bosworth has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Peckleton itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Peckleton, in Hinckley and Bosworth and Leicestershire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 27th May 2022

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