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Akenham, Suffolk

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Akenham, Suffolk

Akenham is a village and civil parish in the Mid Suffolk district of Suffolk in Eastern England. Located on the northwestern edge of Ipswich, in 2005 it had an estimated population of 60. Romano-British pottery has been unearthed in fields across the parish. A Middle Saxon gilded bronze pendent or brooch has also been found. A silver penny of the Saxon king Aethelred II was also found nearby. It was known as Acheham in the Domesday Book.
DistrictMid Suffolk
Post townIPSWICH
Administrative CountySuffolk
Traditional CountySuffolk
OS GridTM1448
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthoritySuffolk
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySuffolk
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySuffolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England

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

Akenham, par., E. Suffolk, 4 miles N. of Ipswich, 998 ac., pop. 115.

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