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Ickleton, Cambridgeshire

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Ickleton, Cambridgeshire

Ickleton is a village on the Cambridgeshire–Essex border in England. It grew at the point where the ancient Icknield Way crossed the River Cam, so it is likely that some form of habitation has existed on the site since prehistoric times. However, the present layout of the village probably dates mainly from the late Saxon period.
DistrictSouth Cambridgeshire
Post townSAFFRON WALDEN
Administrative CountyCambridgeshire
Traditional CountyCambridgeshire
OS GridTL4943
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityCambridgeshire
Dialling code01799
Population655
 

Other names by which Ickleton, Cambridgeshire has been known in the past

Inchelintone

Ickleton, Cambridgeshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Ickleton, par. and vil., S. Cambridge, on Icknield Street, 5 miles SW. of Linton, 2672 ac., pop. 657; P.O.

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