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Empingham, Rutland

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Empingham, Rutland

Empingham is a village in the county of Rutland in the East Midlands of England. It lies close to the dam of Rutland Water and the A606 runs through the village. During construction, Empingham Reservoir was the name of the reservoir but it was renamed Rutland Water to preserve the name of the county which was being merged with Leicestershire. The fine church of St Peter was a Peculiar of the see of Lincoln.
Post townOAKHAM
Administrative CountyRutland
Traditional CountyRutland
OS GridSK9508
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityLeicestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLeicestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLeicestershire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01780
Population815 2001 Census
 

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

Epingeham

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

Empingham, par. and vil., Rutland, 6 miles NW. of Stamford, 2780 ac., pop. 823; P.O., T.O.; contains Empingham House.

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