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"WHITWELL, a parish in the hundred of ALSTOE, county of RUTLAND, 4 miles (E.) from Oakham, containing 112 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, in the archdeaconry of Northampton, and diocese of Peterborough, rated in the king's books at £5, and in the patronage of Sir G. Noel Noel, Bart. The church is dedicated to St. Michael. A small mound in the neighbourhood, bearing the name of Robin Hood's Cave; is supposed to have been a retreat of that celebrated outlaw." [Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

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