Description in 1871:
"STANTON-UNDER-BARDON, a township-chapelry in Thornton parish, Leicester; near Bardon Hill r. station, 1½ mile NW of Thornton village. Post town, Thornton, under Leicester. Acres, 1,400. Real property, £1,952. Pop., 312. Houses, 64. The manor belongs to Earl Grey. The living is annexed to Thornton. There is a Wesleyan chapel." John Marius WILSON's "Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales," 1870-72
Stanton under Bardon is a village, a chapelry and a parish which lie about 115 miles north of London, 9 miles north-west of Leicester city, 8 miles south-west of Loughborough and 2 miles east of Ibstock. The parish covered about 1,447 acres.
Most of the houses in the village are constructed of red brick. If you are planning a visit:
There is a thatched pub in the village.
Visit Bardon Quarry to check out the local wildlife and the billabarra reserve.
By automobile, take the M1 north out of Leicester city to the #22 intersection with the A50 trunk road. Turn left onto the A50, then left again at the next exit which should take you directly into Stanton under Bardon.
Mat FASCIONE has a photograph of the Village Sign to welcome you on Geo-graph, taken in September, 2013.
You can see pictures of Stanton under Bardon which are provided by: