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Irchester, Northamptonshire

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Irchester, Northamptonshire

Irchester is a civil parish and village in the county of Northamptonshire, England. It is about 2 miles south-east of the town of Wellingborough and 2 miles south-west of Rushden, and equidistant from London, 65 miles south, and Birmingham, to the north-west. The settlements of Little Irchester and Knuston also lie within Irchester parish.
DistrictWellingborough
Post townWELLINGBOROUGH
Administrative CountyNorthamptonshire
Traditional CountyNorthamptonshire
OS GridSP9265
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEast Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNorthamptonshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorthamptonshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorthamptonshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01933
Population4,807
 

Other names by which Irchester, Northamptonshire has been known in the past

Hirecestre ~ Irencestre

Irchester, Northamptonshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Irchester, par. and vil. with ry. sta., in co. and 13½ mile E. of Northampton, 1980 ac., pop. 1699; P.O.; has ironworks, also shoemaking and matmaking.

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