Place:


Ridlington  Rutland

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Ridlington like this:

RIDLINGTON, a village and a parish in Uppingham district, Rutland. The village stands 2½ miles N W by N of Uppingham, and 2½ W S W of Manton r. station; was known, at Domesday, as Redlictun; and then hadthree churches. The parish comprises 2,027 acres; and its post town is Uppingham. ...


Real property, £3, 458. Pop., 282. Houses, 58. The manor belonged to Queen Editha, passed to the Harringtons, and belongs now to the Earl of Gainsborough. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £364.* Patron, the Earl of Gainsborough. The church is very ancient.and has an ivy-clad tower. Charities, £5.

Ridlington through time

Ridlington is now part of Rutland district. Click here for graphs and data of how Rutland has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Ridlington itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Ridlington in Rutland | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/2814

Date accessed: 29th June 2017


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