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Prickwillow, Cambridgeshire

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Prickwillow, Cambridgeshire

Originally a small hamlet on the banks of the River Great Ouse, but now on the banks of the River Lark since re-organisation of the river system, the village of Prickwillow has an estimated mid-2005 population of 440. It lies in the south of the Fens, 4 miles east of the city of Ely in Cambridgeshire, England, and is home to a large drainage engine museum and the Ely Group of Internal Drainage Boards.
DistrictEast Cambridgeshire
Post townELY
Administrative CountyCambridgeshire
Traditional CountyCambridgeshire
OS GridTL5982
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityCambridgeshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCambridgeshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCambridgeshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01353

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

Prickwillow, eccl. dist., Ely Holy Trinity, Ely St Mary, and Littleport pars., Cambridgeshire, and Lakenheath and Mildenhall pars., Suffolk, on E. side and partly in city of Ely, pop. 1297; P.O.

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