ICKBURGH, or IGHBURGH, 6 miles N.N.E. of Brandon, is a small village and parish, including 40 houses, 245 souls, and 1,342 acres of land, the property of the Right Hon. F. Baring, and Wm. G. T. Amhurst, Esq.; the former is patron of the rectory, valued in the King's book at £5 6s. 10½d., and united with Langford, in the incumbency of the Rev. John Raven, B.A. The Church, dedicated to St. Peter, is a small edifice with a square tower, and one bell. Roman antiquities have been dug up in this vicinity at various periods, and some antiquarians have named this place as the Icinia of Antoninus. A House for lepers, founded in the reign of Edward I., stood at the south end of the village. A neat school was built in 1850 by the lord of the manor, at the cost of £300. The poor have 27½a. of land, left by Sarah and Mary Dingles. DIRECTORYWm. Cook, shopkpr; Wm. Farrant, schoolmaster and par. clk; Jane Williams, schoolmistress; Jas. Parker, blacksmith; Jno. Rollinson, farmers.
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