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Ixworth, Suffolk

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Ixworth, Suffolk

Ixworth is a village and civil parish in the Borough of St Edmundsbury in the English county of Suffolk. It is 6 miles north-east of Bury St Edmunds and 9 miles south-east of Thetford on the A143 road to Diss. The parish has a population of 2,177. The south end of High Street and town may also be historically listed as Ixworth St Mary.
DistrictSt Edmundsbury
Administrative CountySuffolk
Traditional CountySuffolk
OS GridTL9270
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthoritySuffolk
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySuffolk
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySuffolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Population2,177 (2001)

Other names by which Ixworth, Suffolk has been known in the past

Ikesworth ~ Thorpe By Ixworth ~ Giswortha ~ Icse- ~ Ixewrda

Ixworth, Suffolk in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Ixworth, par. and vil., Suffolk, on river Thet, 6½ miles NE. of Bury St Edmunds, 2248 ac., pop. 1004; P.O., T.O.; Roman antiquities have been found here; in vicinity of vil. is the seat of Ixworth abbey.

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