Manton shown within Rutland
|Area||1.85 sq mi (4.8 km2) |
|Population||364 2001 Census|
|– density||197/sq mi (76/km2)|
|OS grid reference|
|– London||82 miles (132 km) SSE|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|EU Parliament||East Midlands|
|UK Parliament||Rutland and Melton|
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.
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.
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