Place:Fleckney, Leicestershire, England


Alt namesFlecheniesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 161
Flecheniosource: Domesday Book (1985) p 161
Coordinates52.533°N 1.05°W
Located inLeicestershire, England
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Fleckney is a village and civil parish in the Harborough district of Leicestershire, England

The village appeared in the Domesday Book, and was a farming community until the 19th century, which saw development of industry, first bricks (some were used in the construction of St Pancras railway station) and then later hosiery.

The population increased after the Second World War with new housing being constructed, and reached 4,295 according to the 1991 census, most of whom now commute.

Nearby places are Kibworth Beauchamp, Smeeton Westerby, Saddington, Newton Harcourt, Kilby, Laughton and Arnesby.

Population in the 2001 census was 4,613

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