Pilton, Rutland

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Pilton is located in Rutland
Pilton shown within Rutland
Area 0.54 sq mi (1.4 km2[1]
Population 39 2001 Census[2]
• Density 72/sq mi (28/km2)
OS grid reference SK914029
• London 80 miles (130 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°36′58″N 0°39′04″W / 52.616°N 0.651°W / 52.616; -0.651Coordinates: 52°36′58″N 0°39′04″W / 52.616°N 0.651°W / 52.616; -0.651

Pilton is a small village and civil parish in the county of Rutland in the East Midlands of England. The population of the village was 39 at the 2001 census. This remained less than 100 and was included in the civil parish of Lyndon.

It is a mile or two south of Rutland Water, and near North Luffenham, Wing and Lyndon. To the east of the village is the site of the former Pilton Brick & Tile Works which was part of the Normanton estate, owned by the Earls of Ancaster.

The small parish church, dedicated to St Nicholas, is a Grade II* listed building.[3]


  1. ^ "A vision of Britain through time". University of Portsmouth. Retrieved 19 March 2009. 
  2. ^ "Rutland Civil Parish Populations" (PDF). Rutland County Council. 2001. Retrieved 19 March 2009. 
  3. ^ Historic England, "Church of St Nicholas (1215644)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 22 March 2017 

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