Goscote, Leicestershire

Goscote, Leicestershire

Goscote was a wapentake of Leicestershire, England, consisting of the north and north-west of the county. It was recorded in the Domesday Book as one, but as the wapentakes evolved to form hundreds, was split into two — East Goscote and West Goscote.

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