is a village
south of Leicester
. It lies in the Blaby
district of Leicestershire
. Its name originally meant 'North Stronghold'.
Surrounding villages include Enderby
, and Huncote
Narborough is a large village in South Leicestershire. It has a population of around 7,000, with the Narborough and Littlethorpe Parish having a population of 8,402 according the 2001 census. Narborough is situated on or near several major transport corridors. The M1 motorway
passes through the east of Narborough, and the Leicester to Birmingham
railway line runs beside the River Soar
on its way through the village.
in the village centre runs along the course of the Fosse Way
(Roman road), which then joins back onto the present course of the link from Birmingham to Leicester.
Narborough is often split into two distinct parts, the (old) village core to the South and the newer to the north east. These areas are separated by the B4114 which runs through the middle of the two areas.
The village centre and The Pastures area are served by the number 50 bus operated by Arriva Midlands
, linking it directly with Enderby
, Fosse Shopping Park
, and Leicester city centre
. In addition, the village centre is also served by the 45 (operated by Centrebus
) to Blaby
and the 140 (also operated by Centrebus
on behalf of Leicestershire County Council
) to Broughton Astley
, and Rugby
; meanwhile Arriva Midlands
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