Freeby, Leicestershire, LE14 2SA

Freeby, Leicestershire, LE14 2SA

Date of visit: 30th January 2020

Location Information

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Freeby is a village and civil parish in the Melton district of Leicestershire, England, about 3 miles (5 km) east of Melton Mowbray. As well as the village of Freeby the civil parish includes the villages of Brentingby, Saxby, Stapleford and Wyfordby. The 2011 Census recorded the parish population as 244.

The village was once a part of Melton Mowbray parish. At the time of Edward the Confessor it was known as “Fretheby” and “Fredebi”. It was referred to as “Frieby” as late as 1816. All the properties, except the United Reformed Church, still belong to the Freeby estate.

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Location – UK Postcode LE14 2SA
Location – OS Grid Ref: 480369, 320082
Location – Latitude / Longditude: 52.772356, -0.810138
Location – Northing / Westing 52°46’20.5″N, 0°48’36.5″W