Thurcaston and Cropston


Thurcaston and Cropston

Thurcaston and Cropston is a civil parish in Leicestershire, England. It consists of Thurcaston and Cropston. The parish has a population of around 2,000, of which about 1,200 are in Cropston and 800 are in Thurcaston.

The villages are separated by the Rothley Brook and are close by the Cropston Reservoir.


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