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Tickencote, Rutland

Historical Description

Tickencote, a small village and a parish in Rutland, 3 miles NW of Stainford station on the G.N.R., M.R., and L. & N.W.R. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Stamford. Acreage, 1293; population, 118. The manor has belonged to the Wingfield family since the reign of Queen Elizabeth, and their residence is at Tickencote Hall. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Peterborough; net value, £113 with residence. The church is of great antiquity. It contains a remarkable chancel arch, dating from about 1130, and a priest's chamber over the chancel. The nave was rebuilt 1792, and the present tower added.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyRutlandshire 
Ecclesiastical parishTickencote St. Peter 
Poor Law unionOakham 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Church Records

Findmypast, in association with the Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland, have the following parish records online for Tickencote:


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Tickencote from the following:

Land and Property

A full transcript of the Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Rutland is online.


Online maps of Tickencote are available from a number of sites:

Visitations Heraldic

The Visitation of Rutland, 1618-19 and The Visitation of Rutland 1681-2 are available to browse on the Heraldry page.

RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtPE9
Post TownStamford