Snarestone  Leicestershire


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Snarestone like this:

SNARESTONE, a parish, with a village, in Ashby-de -la-Zouch district, Leicester; 4¾ miles S by W of Ashby r. station. Post town, Ashby-de-la-Zouch. Acres, 1,325. Real property, £3,604. Pop., 355. Houses, 80. The manor belongs to J. Gurdon, Esq. S. Lodge is the residence of M. Tunnicliff, Esq. The living is a p. curacy, annexed to Swepstone. The church is old but good. There are an endowed school and a national school.

Snarestone through time

Snarestone is now part of North West Leicestershire district. Click here for graphs and data of how North West Leicestershire has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Snarestone itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Snarestone in North West Leicestershire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 11th July 2020

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