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Countesthorpe is a large village and civil parish in the Leicestershire district of Blaby, with a population of 6,393 (2001 census). It lies to the south of Leicester, and is about six miles from the city centre, but only two miles south of the suburb of South Wigston. Nearby places are Blaby and South Wigston to the north, Kilby to the east, Peatling Magna and Willoughby Waterlays to the south, and Broughton Astley, Cosby and Whetstone to the west. According to the 1066 census it had a population of 6.
The name Countesthorpe originates from the 11th century when the area was part of the marriage dowry of the Countess Judith niece of William the Conqueror. The 'thorpe' part of the name is from the gothic meaning of 'land'.
The parish church of St. Andrew was starting in 1220 by the family of Lord William of Ludbrook. It was restored in 1840 and again in 1907. The 14th century tower still remains.
Schools and education
Countesthorpe has a primary school called Greenfield Primary, a high school named Leysland High School, and a college called Countesthorpe Community College.
- Greenfield Primary School (0.3 miles)
- Leysland High School - Secondary (1.0 miles)
- Countesthorpe Community College - Secondary (1.0 miles)
10am to 5.30pm
Tel: 0116 443 2132 Local call rate
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