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Ickleford, Hertfordshire

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Ickleford, Hertfordshire

Ickleford is a large village situated on the northern outskirts of Hitchin in North Hertfordshire in England. It lies on the west bank of the River Hiz and to the east of the main A600 road. It was partly in Bedfordshire until the Bedfordshire portion of the civil parish was transferred to Hertfordshire by the Counties (Detached Parts) Act 1844.
DistrictNorth Hertfordshire
Post townHITCHIN
Administrative CountyHertfordshire
Traditional CountyHertfordshire
OS GridTL1831
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityHertfordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHertfordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHertfordshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01462
Population1,848
 

Other names by which Ickleford, Hertfordshire has been known in the past

Ickliford

Ickleford, Hertfordshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Ickleford, par. and vil., N. Herts, on river Ivel, 2 miles N. of Hitchin, 1035 ac., pop. 563; P.O., called Ickliford; in vicinity is the seat of Ickleford House.

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