Gretton, Northamptonshire, NN17 3DE
Date of visit: 11th March 2020
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Gretton is a village and civil parish in the Corby district, in the English midlands county of Northamptonshire. It is in Rockingham Forest and overlooks the valley of the River Welland and the neighbouring county of Rutland. At the time of the 2001 census, the parish had a population of 1,240 people.
Gretton is one of the few villages to retain its stocks and whipping post, which can be found on the village green. The last recorded use was in 1858, when a villager was put in the stocks for six hours after failing to pay a fine for drunkenness.
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Location – UK Postcode NN17 3DE
Location – OS Grid Ref: 489905, 294237
Location – Latitude / Longditude: 52.538581, -0.675864
Location – Northing / Westing 52°32’18.9″N 0°40’33.1″W