Morcott shown within Rutland
Area 2.13 sq mi (5.5 km2)  Population 329 2001 Census - Density 154 /sq mi (59 /km2) OS grid reference - London 79 miles (127 km) SSE Unitary authority Rutland Shire county Rutland Ceremonial county Rutland Region East Midlands Country England Sovereign state United Kingdom Post town OAKHAM Postcode district LE15 Dialling code 01572 Police Leicestershire Fire Leicestershire Ambulance East Midlands EU Parliament East Midlands UK Parliament Rutland and Melton List of places: UK • England • Rutland
The village railway station on the branch line between Seaton and Luffenham closed in 1966. The road bridge which carries the High Street over the old railway cutting is a skew arch, and contains construction features rarely seen.
Morcott Hall was for 25 years an independent girl's school. It is now again a private house.
The village hall was previously a Baptist chapel. It has recently been refurbished and extended and is used for a broad variety of activities.
The village pub, the White Horse, has a plaque to 1982 Grand National winner, Grittar whose owner Frank Gilman lived in the parish. The pub re-opened in March 2008 after refurbishment.
On the south side of the A47 is a prominent reconstructed windmill.
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