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Rutland,

county (1991 pop. 32,400), 152 sq mi (394 sq km), central England; administratively, Rutland is a unitary authority (since 1997). Rutland has a rolling terrain and is a rural upland area largely devoted to tillage and pasturage. It also contains a massive artificial reservoir created in the late 1970s. Iron ore and limestone are extracted from Rutland, which also manufactures cement, clothing, electrical products, and plastics. A 12th-century castle and a 14th-century church are in the vicinity. From 1974 to 1997 Rutland was a district in Leicestershire.

Rutland,

city (1990 pop. 18,230), seat of Rutland co., W Vt., at the junction of Otter and East creeks; settled c.1770, inc. as a city 1892. It is a trade and tourist center with many small industries. Marble quarrying, which began c.1845, still flourishes in the area. The headquarters of the Green Mountain National Forest, Rutland is surrounded by mountains, lakes, streams, and nearby skiing and recreational areas. The College of St. Joseph is in the city.

Rutland

an inland county of central England: the smallest of the historical English counties, it became part of Leicestershire in 1974 but was reinstated as an independent unitary authority in 1997: mainly agricultural. Administrative centre: Oakham. Pop.: 35 700 (2003 est.). Area: 394 sq. km (152 sq. miles)
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Bronnenkant, 'Thurstable revisited', Journal of the English Place-Name Society, xv (1982-3), 9-19), while Friden in Derbyshire, Harrow in Merseyside, and a lost Thureslege in the old county of Rutland, have been added (N.
And its location amid the picturesque community of Exton, in the tiny county of Rutland, was kept under wraps because Geoff and his family lived and worked there.
I have to say it is a pity in a way that no one appears to have had a look in an atlas to check just where some places are, because the report states that Oakham is in Leicestershire, but in fact it is really in the county of Rutland.