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Wixoe, Essex

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Wixoe, Essex

Wixoe is a village and civil parish in the St Edmundsbury district of Suffolk in eastern England. Located on the northern bank of the River Stour, two miles south-east of Haverhill, in 2005 its population was 140. It consists largely of Victorian cottages along a narrow lane. There is a church of 12th century origin, St Leonard's, much restored in the 1880s. It was recorded in the Domesday Book, at 600 acres one of the smallest parishes in the hundred of Risbridge.
DistrictSt Edmundsbury
Administrative CountyEssex
Traditional CountySuffolk
OS GridTL7142
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthoritySuffolk
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySuffolk
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySuffolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England

Other names by which Wixoe, Essex has been known in the past

Whixoe ~ Witeskeou

Wixoe, Essex in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Whixoe (or Wixoe), par., Suffolk, 3½ miles SW. of Clare, 600 ac., pop. 118.

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