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Little Casterton, Rutland

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Little Casterton, Rutland

Little Casterton is a small village and civil parish in Rutland, England. It is about two miles (3 km) north of Stamford on a minor road that runs to the south of the River Gwash between Great Casterton and Ryhall. The village has a church (All Saints). About half a mile to the north-east is Tolethorpe Hall, a 17th-century mansion. Since 1977, it has been used as the venue for an open-air Shakespearean theatre. The Little Casterton Working Weekend is held in the village each September.
Administrative CountyRutland
Traditional CountyRutland
OS GridTF0109
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLeicestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLeicestershire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLeicestershire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01780
Population148 2001 Census

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

Casterton ~ Casterton Little

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

Casterton, Little, par., E. Rutland, on river Wash, 9½ miles E. of Oakham, 1450 ac., pop. 178.

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