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North Luffenham, Rutland

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North Luffenham, Rutland

North Luffenham is a village in Rutland, in the East Midlands of England. It lies to the north of the River Chater, 5 miles east of Uppingham and 7 miles west of Stamford. Located to the north of the village is St George's Barracks, formerly RAF North Luffenham. Discovery of an Anglo-Saxon cemetery to the north of the modern village suggests that there were people living here in the village in the 5th and 6th centuries A.D. The village grew and prospered during the Middle Ages.
Post townOAKHAM
Administrative CountyRutland
Traditional CountyRutland
OS GridSK9303
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLeicestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLeicestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLeicestershire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01780
Population704 2001 Census

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

Luffenham ~ Luffenham North

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

Luffenham, North, par. and vil., Rutland, 1 mile NW. of Luffenham sta. and 6½ miles SW. of Stamford, 1999 ac., pop. 432; P.O., T.O.

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