Seaton, Rutland

Seaton, Rutland

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Seaton is a village and civil parish in the county of Rutland in the East Midlands of England.

Nearby is the large Seaton Viaduct, on the Oakham to Kettering railway line. It is three quarters of a mile long and took four years to build. It has 82 arches which are up to high. The railway is now only used for freight traffic. Seaton railway station, on a different line, closed in 1966.

When Henry Royce (founder of Rolls Royce) was created a baronet, he took Seaton as his territorial designation. His family had worked here as millers.

Major-General Robert Overton a prominent soldier and scholar who supported the Parliamentary cause during the English Civil War, was buried here in 1678.

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