Key Facts About Ketton


  • Ketton is the 4th largest urban area in Rutland, which is the smallest county in England

  • Population at the 2011 census was 1926.

  • The village is built around the River Chater from which it takes its name.

  • It includes two subsidiary settlements - Aldgate and Geeston.

  • The village is dominated by the magnificent 150ft tower and spire of St Mary's Church, a sister to the church of the same dedication in Stamford.

  • It has 86 listed buildings and a number of modern estate developments.

  • The village is famous for its stone quarries producing high-quality oolitic limestone.

  • Ketton Cement Works, owned by Hanson, supplies about 10% of the UK's Portland cement.

  • The Church of England primary school has Outstanding Ofsted status.

  • Facilities include The Hub library and surgery facility and a Post Office/village shop.

Ketton is a large village situated in the county of Rutland about 3.5 miles south west of the outstanding historical town of Stamford. Here are some key facts:


  • There are two pubs: The Railway and The Northwick Arms.

  • The village as an extensive sports complex and a well-equipped children's playground.

  • The village has a parish council made up of 13 councillors.

  • A bus service connects Ketton with Stamford and Uppingham while the nearest railway station is in Stamford.

  • There are good walking routes to Duddington, Empingham, Collyweston and Easton-on-the Hill and an open-access nature conservation area in the old quarry workings off Pit Lane.

  • There is a fast broadband service.

  • The nearest place for shopping and services is Stamford, which has four supermarkets, lots of independent shops and plenty of good pubs and restaurants.

Ketton Village Community

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