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Edith Weston, Rutland

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Edith Weston, Rutland

Edith Weston is a village and civil parish in the county of Rutland in the East Midlands of England. It is on the south-eastern shore of Rutland Water and is home of the main sailing club with a fishing lodge. The village is named after queen Edith of Wessex (1029–1075), the wife of Edward the Confessor and sister of Harold Godwinson. The church is St Mary the Virgin. The village pub is the Wheatsheaf on King Edward's Way.
Post townOAKHAM
Administrative CountyRutland
Traditional CountyRutland
OS GridSK9305
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
Population1,042 2001 Census
 

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

Edweston

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

Edith Weston, par., near E. border of Rutland, 5½ miles SE. of Oakham, 1723 ac., pop. 350; contains Edithweston Hall.

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