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Tixover, Rutland

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Tixover, Rutland

Tixover is a hamlet and civil parish in Rutland. The parish church, St Luke's, near the River Welland, now stands about 3/4 mile from the village. Tixover Grange, west of the A47 road, was home to the residential school named after Wilfred Pickles from 1955 to the 1980s. Tixover House is now a care home, run by Barchester Healthcare.
Post townSTAMFORD
Administrative CountyRutland
Traditional CountyRutland
OS GridSK9700
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
Population174 2001 Census
 

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

Tichesovre

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

Tixover, par., Rutland, 2½ miles SE. of Luffenham sta. and 7 miles E. of Uppingham, 1080 ac., pop. 86; contains Tixover Park, seat.

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