Place:Snarestone, Leicestershire, England

Alt namesSnarchetonesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 163
Coordinates52.683°N 1.483°W
Located inLeicestershire, England
See alsoAshby-de-la-Zouch Rural, Leicestershire, Englandrural district of which it was part 1894-1974
North West Leicestershire District, Leicestershire, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog

Snarestone is now a hamlet in the civil parish of Appleby Magna. From 1894 until 1974 it was a separate parish within in Ashby-de-la-Zouch Rural District. The whole area is now part of the North West Leicestershire District of Leicestershire, England.

Although Snarestone is a Leicestershire village it has a Derbyshire postcode and is 3 miles (5 km) from the county boundary of Warwickshire.

Shackerstone (mentioned in the Wikipedia article) is a separate parish south of Snarestone.

For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Snarestone. The "Brief History" section may be of interest.

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