Manton, Rutland

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Coordinates: 52°37′52″N 0°42′00″W / 52.631°N 0.700°W / 52.631; -0.700

Manton
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Manton is located in Rutland
Manton
Manton
 Manton shown within Rutland
Area  1.85 sq mi (4.8 km2[1]
Population 364 2001 Census[2]
    - Density  197 /sq mi (76 /km2)
OS grid reference SK880045
    - London  82 miles (132 km) SSE 
Unitary authority Rutland
Shire county Rutland
Ceremonial county Rutland
Region East Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town OAKHAM
Postcode district LE15
Dialling code 01572
Police Leicestershire
Fire Leicestershire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
UK Parliament Rutland and Melton
List of places
UK
England
Rutland

Manton is a village in the county of Rutland in the East Midlands of England. It is situated southwest of Rutland Water.

The village had a railway station, Manton Junction, situated to the south of the village. It closed in the 1960s and the station buildings are now used as a factory. Manton also has a number of other attractions including the newly refurbished 'Horse and Jockey', the only pub on the cycle route around Rutland Water. Manton holds regular social events including book clubs and safari suppers.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "A vision of Britain through time". University of Portsmouth. Retrieved 18 March 2009. 
  2. ^ "Rutland Civil Parish Populations". Rutland County Council. 2001. Retrieved 15 March 2009. 

External links[edit]

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