Harborough Magna is a village and parish in Warwickshire, England.

Along with the adjoining hamlet of Harborough Parva and nearby Cathiron, the parish has a population of about 500 in some 178 households (2011 census)

Harborough Magna is located around 3.5 miles northwest of Rugby on the B4112 road, and is part of the borough of Rugby. The M6 motorway lies about one mile north of the village, and the Oxford Canal about one mile south.

Harborough Magna was mentioned in the Domesday Book as Herdeberge. For many years the main source of employment in the village was sawmills near the canal at Cathiron. For more information about the area see the book 'Changing Years in Harborough Magna'.

 

Documents

Village Design Statement

Census Profile

Children's Project 1969

Changing Years in Harborough Magna