Achurch

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Achurch
The elaborate cover for the village well - geograph.org.uk - 320172.jpg
The elaborate cover for the village well
Achurch is located in Northamptonshire
Achurch
Achurch
Achurch shown within Northamptonshire
Population421 (2011)
OS grid referenceTL021830
Civil parish
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townPETERBOROUGH
Postcode districtPE8
PoliceNorthamptonshire
FireNorthamptonshire
AmbulanceEast Midlands
EU ParliamentEast Midlands
List of places
UK
England
Northamptonshire
52°26′08″N 0°29′58″W / 52.43545°N 0.49957°W / 52.43545; -0.49957Coordinates: 52°26′08″N 0°29′58″W / 52.43545°N 0.49957°W / 52.43545; -0.49957

Achurch (formerly Asenciran sometimes Thorpe Achurch) is a village in the civil parish of Thorpe Achurch, in the East Northamptonshire district, in the county of Northamptonshire, England. It was called Asechirce in the Domesday Book. The population of the civil parish of Thorpe Achurch at the 2011 census was 421.[1]

It has lent its name to people's surnames who are believed to have originated from the village.

Robert Browne who had previously founded the Brownists, a forerunner of Congregationalism, was rector here from 1591 to 1631.

The parish includes the Grade 1 listed home of Lilford Hall.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Civil Parishg population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 27 June 2016.

External links[edit]