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SAPCOTE

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Sapcote is a small village in the south-west of Leicestershire, England, in the Sparkenhoe Hundred. It has a population of approximately 2,700, measured at the 2011 census as 2,442. The well-known inland scuba diving site Stoney Cove is nearby. 

While the village does have several older properties, the majority of the residential properties were constructed post 1950. The village is located approximately 4 miles east of Hinckley and is surrounded by open countryside which is substantially agricultural land. There is an Area of Separation to the north between Sapcote and Stoney Stanton. 

A large part of the Parish is rural supporting several farms. The commercial outlets in the village open to the public are limited to a post office, a co-op, a hairdresser, a public house, a working men's club and, on the edge of the village, a garden centre.

Education
At the time of writing, Sapcote benefits from having a nursery school as well as All Saints C of E Primary School, with Hastings High School in neighboring Burbage offering education for the 11 – 14 age group.

Leisure
Huncote provides sporting facilities with a running club (Huncote Harriers) and BMX club (Huncote Hornets) whose home track (opened 2015) is based behind the Leisure Centre and is one of the top BMX tracks in the country.

Huncote also have a football team, Huncote Sports F. C., who play in the Leicester & District Premier Division and who used to be members of the Leicestershire Senior League. Huncote's home ground is based on the outskirts of neighboring village Thurlaston. The club have a Football Foundation standard clubhouse and share the facilities with Huncote Cricket Club.

Being a rural area, there are ample footpaths, bridleways and cycle routes in the area. Within a 10-minute drive there is an array of further leisure facilities catering for most interests.

Transport Links
Sapcote is approximately 7.8 miles from Junction 21of the M1\M69 motorway network for travel north, south and west, and a rail link to Leicester and Birmingham is available at nearby Hinckley Station.

Village Facts
Sapcote is a village with a long history, Iron Age pottery having been unearthed here. There is also evidence of Bronze Age occupation and a Roman villa and bath house dating from 1st Century AD. The former castle and manorial site were located on the Recreation Ground site and this site is now a scheduled ancient monument
The oldest surviving building in the village is the parish church of All Saints, a building in English Decorated and Perpendicular architectural styles of the 13th to 15th centuries.

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