Beeby, Leicestershire, LE7 3BN

Beeby, Leicestershire, LE7 3BN

Date of visit: 1st March 2020

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Beeby is a village and civil parish in the Charnwood district of Leicestershire, England, with a population of 115 according to the 2011 census.It is situated north-east of Leicester, nearer to the villages of Keyham and Hungarton in the neighbouring district of Harborough and lies along the Barkby Brook.

This small rural hamlet can be succinctly described as “a series of scattered houses that remain of the shrunken medieval village”.

The villages name is of Anglo-Saxon origin. In the Domesday Book of 1086, the place name was recorded as “Bebi” and derives from the Olde English pre 7th Century “beo”, meaning bee, plus the Old Norse “byr”, a settlement or village; hence, “bee settlement”.


Location Information

Location – what3words:///undivided.remix.brotherly
Location – UK Postcode LE7 3BN
Location – OS Grid Ref: 466350, 308188
Location – Latitude / Longditude: 52.667354, -1.0203
Location – Northing / Westing 52°40’02.5″N, 1°01’13.1″W