St Mary's parish church
|Rutland and Melton|
Manton is a village and parish in the county of Rutland, to the south-west of Rutland Water. The population of the civil parish at the 2001 census was 364, and after including Gunthorpe decreased slightly to 359 at the 2011 census.
The village had a railway station, Manton Junction, situated to the south of the village. It closed in the 1960s and the station buildings are now used as a factory. Manton also has a number of other attractions including the newly refurbished 'Horse and Jockey', the only pub on the cycle route around Rutland Water. Manton holds regular social events including book clubs and safari suppers.
- "Rutland Civil Parish Populations". Rutland County Council. 2001. http://www.rutland.gov.uk/ppimageupload/Image27657.PDF. Retrieved 15 March 2009.
- "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. http://www.neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk/dissemination/LeadKeyFigures.do?a=7&b=11126289&c=Manton&d=16&e=62&g=6384756&i=1001x1003x1032x1004&m=0&r=1&s=1466847193401&enc=1. Retrieved 25 June 2016.
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