Lyndon, Rutland

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Lyndon
Church Lane, Lyndon - geograph.org.uk - 209912.jpg
Lyndon is located in Rutland
Lyndon
Lyndon
Lyndon shown within Rutland
Area 1.42 sq mi (3.7 km2[1]
Population 80 2001 Census[2]
• Density 56/sq mi (22/km2)
OS grid reference SK909044
• London 81 miles (130 km) SSE
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
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
List of places
UK
England
Rutland
52°37′48″N 0°39′29″W / 52.630°N 0.658°W / 52.630; -0.658Coordinates: 52°37′48″N 0°39′29″W / 52.630°N 0.658°W / 52.630; -0.658

Lyndon is a small village in the county of Rutland in the East Midlands of England. The population of the civil parish was 80 at the 2001 census, including Pilton and increasing to 124 at the 2011 census.[3]

Thomas Barker (1722–1809) of Lyndon Hall kept a detailed weather record from 1736 to 1798. William Whiston (1667–1752), best known for his translation of Josephus, died at the Hall, the home of his son-in-law, Samuel Barker on 22 August 1752. The Hall is owned by the Conant family.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "A vision of Britain through time". University of Portsmouth. Retrieved 15 March 2009. 
  2. ^ "Rutland Civil Parish Populations" (PDF). Rutland County Council. 2001. Retrieved 15 March 2009. 
  3. ^ "Civi Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 25 June 2016. 

External links[edit]

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