Ailsworth shown within Cambridgeshire
|Population||559 (2011 census)|
|OS grid reference|
|– London||73 miles (117 km)|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Ambulance||East of England|
|EU Parliament||East of England|
|UK Parliament||North West Cambridgeshire|
Ailsworth or Ailesworth is a village and civil parish in the City of Peterborough unitary authority, about 4.5 miles (7.2 km) west of the city centre. The parish is part of the former Soke of Peterborough, which was considered geographically part of Northamptonshire until in 1974, following the Local Government Act 1972, it became part of Cambridgeshire.
Ailsworth lies in the ecclesiastical parish of Castor.
There is a Methodist Chapel.
In Ailsworth there is a medical practice, village shop, coffee house, recreation ground and children's play area.
The village used to have two public houses, The Wheatsheaf and The Barley Mow. The Wheatsheaf, which was built in the early 19th century and closed in the 1990s is a Grade II listed building. The Barley Mow public house closed in the 1950s.
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