Ketton, Rutland, PE9 3SY

Ketton, Rutland, PE9 3SY

Date of visit: 21st May 2020

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ketton is a village and civil parish in Rutland in the East Midlands of England. It is about 8 miles (13 km) east of Oakham and 3 miles (5 km) west of Stamford, Lincolnshire. The 2011 Census recorded a parish population of 1,926, making it the fourth largest settlement in Rutland, after Oakham, Uppingham and Cottesmore.

The village gives its name to Ketton stone, a limestone which is quarried locally and is used in many buildings in the village and elsewhere. Some areas of former quarrying are now a Site of Special Scientific Interest, maintained by Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlife Trust.

Location Information

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Location – UK Postcode PE9 3SY
Location – OS Grid Ref: 498444, 305080
Location – Latitude / Longditude: 52.634554, -0.546797
Location – Northing / Westing 52°38’04.4″N 0°32’48.4″W