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Morcott, Rutland

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Morcott, Rutland

Morcott is a village in the county of Rutland in the East Midlands of England. It is located about seven miles (11 km) south-east of Oakham on the A47 and A6121 roads. Morcott railway station on the branch line between Seaton and Luffenham closed in 1966. The road bridge which carries the High Street over the old railway cutting is a skew arch containing construction features rarely seen. Morcott Hall was for 25 years an independent girl's school. It is now again a private house.
Post townOAKHAM
Administrative CountyRutland
Traditional CountyRutland
OS GridSK9200
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityLeicestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLeicestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLeicestershire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01572
Population329 2001 Census
 

Other names by which Morcott, Rutland has been known in the past

Morcote

Morcott, Rutland in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Morcott, par. and vil., Rutland, 4 miles NE. of Uppingham, 1343 ac., pop. 480; near vil. is M. Hall, seat.

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