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Barrowden, Rutland

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Barrowden, Rutland

Barrowden is a village and civil parish in the county of Rutland in the East Midlands of England. It is often considered to be one of the more picturesque villages in Rutland due to its beautiful setting amongst hills and rivers, and also because of the open village greens and the village pond. There is a church, a village hall, a doctor’s surgery and pharmacy, a community shop, a mobile library, a recreational field with cricket club and a pub, The Exeter Arms.
Post townOAKHAM
Administrative CountyRutland
Traditional CountyRutland
OS GridSK9400
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLeicestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLeicestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLeicestershire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01572
Population420 2001 Census

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

Barodon ~ Berohdon ~ Berchedone

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

Barrowden, par. with ry. sta., S. Rutland, 6 miles E. of Uppingham, 2073 ac., pop. 600; P.O.

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