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Sapcote Village Profile

General

Sapcote is a pleasant village in the rural south of Leicestershire with a population of about 2,700. The village is well known for the national inland diving centre located at the nearby Stoney Cove. The village has a broad range of useful amenities and facilities.  More information on the village can be found on the villages own website.

 

History

The village has a long history, not only was it mentioned in the Doomsday book but an early bronze age settlement has been discovered in Sapcote and a Roman bath house dating from the first century AD. The village was home to the powerful Basset family from the 12th to the 14th century, including Ralph De Basset, high sheriff of England. An elegant 12th century Parish Church is the villages oldest standing building but there are also various thatched cottages and a Farm house from 1683. A longer history can be found on the village's own website.

Churches

Sapcote Methodist Church

Sapcote All Saints Church

 

Sport

Sapcote Cricket Club

Stony Cove National Diving Centre

Sapcote Recreation Ground Sports Pavilion

 

Healthcare

Dr a Dale and Partners: The Centre Surgery, Hill Street, Hinkley, Leicestershire. LE10 1DS

Broughton Dental Practice: Broughton Dental Practice, 56 Station Road, Broughton Astley, Leicestershire. LE9 6PT

 

Independent schools - Sapcote doesn't have a primary or secondary school of it's own so depending on current catchment areas pupils could go to a variety of schools in the surrounding villages.

Dixie Grammar school

Twycross School

Rugby School

 

Other Amenities

Sapcote Garden Centre

Red Lion Pub

Sapcote Library

Sapcote Country Music Festival

Sapcote Methodist Church Community Hall

 

Local Authorities

Sapcote Parish Council

Blaby District

Leicestershire County Council

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