Place:Barkby, Leicestershire, England

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NameBarkby
Alt namesBarcheberiesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 160
Barchebisource: Domesday Book (1985) p 160
TypeInhabited place
Coordinates52.683°N 1.067°W
Located inLeicestershire, England
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source: Family History Library Catalog


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Barkby is a village and civil parish in the Charnwood district of Leicestershire, England. It is situated on the Barkby Brook, north-east of Leicester, and only a short way from Leicester's urban sprawl in Thurmaston and Syston. Nearby villages are Beeby and Barkby Thorpe. The parish has a population of around 300.

Barkby Hall is a grade II listed country house with 3 storeys and an 8-bay frontage, constructed in rendered brick c.1810. Barkby Hall has been the property and seat of the Pochin family since 1604.

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