Manton, Rutland

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Manton is located in Rutland
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
Shire county
Ceremonial county
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
52°37′52″N 0°42′00″W / 52.631°N 0.700°W / 52.631; -0.700Coordinates: 52°37′52″N 0°42′00″W / 52.631°N 0.700°W / 52.631; -0.700

Manton is a village in the county of Rutland in the East Midlands of England. It is situated southwest of Rutland Water. The population of the civil parish at the 2001 census was 364, and after including Gunthorpe decreased slightly to 359 at the 2011 census.[3]

Manton up coal train under British Railways.

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, whilst Manton's outdoor Chater Close playground[4] and skate ramps[5] are popular with local children.


  1. ^ "A vision of Britain through time". University of Portsmouth. Retrieved 18 March 2009. 
  2. ^ "Rutland Civil Parish Populations" (PDF). Rutland County Council. 2001. Retrieved 15 March 2009. 
  3. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 25 June 2016. 
  4. ^ "Manton Playgrounds". Manton Parish Council. Retrieved 2 April 2018. 
  5. ^ "Manton Skate Ramps". The Skateparks Project. Retrieved 2 April 2018. 

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