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Clipsham, Leicestershire

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Clipsham, Leicestershire

Clipsham is a village in the county of Rutland in the East Midlands of England. The village is well known for its limestone quarries. Clipsham stone, part of the Upper Lincolnshire Limestone Formation, can be found in many of Britain's most famous buildings including King's College Chapel, the Examination Schools in Oxford, York Minster, and in repairs to the Houses of Parliament.
Post townOAKHAM
Administrative CountyLeicestershire
Traditional CountyRutland
OS GridSK9616
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
Population120 2001 Census
 

Other names by which Clipsham, Leicestershire has been known in the past

Kelpisham

Clipsham, Leicestershire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Clipsham, par., Rutland, 7½ miles NW. of Stam. ford, 1655 ac., pop. 223; has excellent stone quarries; contains Clipsham Hall.

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