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Ketton, Rutland

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Ketton, Rutland

Ketton is a village and civil parish in the county of Rutland in the East Midlands of England. It is located about eight miles (13 km) east of Oakham and three miles (5 km) west of Stamford in Lincolnshire. In 2001 it had a population of 1,666, making it the fourth largest settlement in Rutland, after Oakham, Uppingham and Cottesmore. Ketton gave its name to the Ketton Rural District of Rutland which existed from 1894 to 1974.
Post townSTAMFORD
Administrative CountyRutland
Traditional CountyRutland
OS GridSK9704
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
Population1,666 2001 Census
 

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

Chetene

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

Ketton, par. and vil. with ry. sta., Rutland, on river Chater, 3¼ miles SW. of Stamford, 2740 ac., pop. 1116;P.O., T.O.; has quarries of excellent freestone; in vicinity of vil. are the seats of K. Grange and K. House.

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