To install click the Add extension button. That's it.

The source code for the WIKI 2 extension is being checked by specialists of the Mozilla Foundation, Google, and Apple. You could also do it yourself at any point in time.

Kelly Slayton
Congratulations on this excellent venture… what a great idea!
Alexander Grigorievskiy
I use WIKI 2 every day and almost forgot how the original Wikipedia looks like.
Live Statistics
English Articles
Improved in 24 Hours
Added in 24 Hours
Show all languages
What we do. Every page goes through several hundred of perfecting techniques; in live mode. Quite the same Wikipedia. Just better.

Bardwell, Suffolk

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Bardwell 1910.jpg

Bardwell Windmill
Bardwell is located in Suffolk
Location within Suffolk
Population785 (2011 census)[1]
Shire county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Postcode districtIP31
Dialling code01359
UK Parliament
List of places
52°19′01″N 0°51′00″E / 52.317°N 0.85°E / 52.317; 0.85

Bardwell is a village and civil parish in the West Suffolk district of Suffolk, England.


Bardwell is located about ten miles north-east of Bury St Edmunds between the villages of Ixworth, Stanton and Honington.


The Domesday Book records the population of Bardwell in 1086 to be 86. The River Blackbourne passes about half a mile west of the village. According to Eilert Ekwall the meaning of the village name is "Bearda's Spring" or brim/bank of spring.

Until the 20th century there were two working mills in Bardwell, a watermill and a windmill. The watermill has been converted into a house whilst the windmill which is a tower mill, built in 1829 was in the process of restoration to a working mill again which has recently been completed.


Bardwell has many old buildings including its medieval parish church. In the churchyard is the grave of Henry Addison, born in Bardwell in 1821 he joined the British Army and won the Victoria Cross for his heroic actions in the Indian Mutiny. He returned safely to Bardwell and died in 1887 aged 66 years.

There are eight bells that hang the church of St Peter and Paul, contrary the pub name of the six bells in the village, with the largest weighing 11cwt – 2qr – 27lb.[2] The oldest bell, being the 7th, was cast in 1713 by Thomas Newman.[2] They were restored and two new bells added in 2009 by Hayward Mills.[3]


Amenities within the village of Bardwell include a post office and two pubs (the Dun Cow and the Six Bells). As in many village communities volunteer groups manage Bardwell Playing Field and the Tithe Barn which is the village hall both are used for village events. An engineering company, a marketing company and two equine centres are based in Bardwell. There is a primary school, Bardwell Church of England VC Primary School[4] located in School Lane.

Notable residents


  1. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 16 August 2016.
  2. ^ a b Dove's Guide, Retrieved 2013-04-14.
  3. ^ Suffolk Guild of Ringers, Retrieved 2013-04-14.
  4. ^

External links

This page was last edited on 22 May 2021, at 20:40
Basis of this page is in Wikipedia. Text is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 Unported License. Non-text media are available under their specified licenses. Wikipedia® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. WIKI 2 is an independent company and has no affiliation with Wikimedia Foundation.