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Barleythorpe, Rutland

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Barleythorpe, Rutland

Barleythorpe is a village and civil parish in the county of Rutland in the East Midlands of England. It is located about a mile (1.6 km) north-west of Oakham. Barleythorpe Hall was a home of Lord Lonsdale and later an elderly person's home (until 2006). Alongside was the training and conference centre of EEF East Midlands and Mid-Anglia which now houses Rutland County College. Until January 2007, Main Street was the A606 but the village now benefits from the Oakham Bypass.
Post townOAKHAM
Administrative CountyRutland
Traditional CountyRutland
OS GridSK8409
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLeicestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLeicestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLeicestershire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01572
Population178 2001 Census

Barleythorpe, Rutland in "A Topographical Dictionary of England" edited by Samuel Lewis (1848)

BARLEYTHORPE, a chapelry, in the parish, union, and soke of Oakham, county of Rutland, 1 mile (N. W. by W.) from Oakham; containing 200 inhabitants. The chapel is dedicated to St. Peter.

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