Bacqueville-en-Caux

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Bacqueville-en-Caux
Bacqueville-en-Caux is located in France
Bacqueville-en-Caux
Bacqueville-en-Caux
Coordinates: 49°47′15″N 0°59′58″E / 49.7875°N 0.9994°E / 49.7875; 0.9994Coordinates: 49°47′15″N 0°59′58″E / 49.7875°N 0.9994°E / 49.7875; 0.9994
Country France
Region Upper Normandy
Department Seine-Maritime
Arrondissement Dieppe
Canton Bacqueville-en-Caux
Intercommunality Saâne et Vienne
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Étienne Delarue
Area
 • Land1 12.19 km2 (4.71 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 1,806
 • Population2 density 150/km2 (380/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 76051 / 76730
Elevation 45–124 m (148–407 ft)
(avg. 92 m or 302 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Bacqueville-en-Caux is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Haute-Normandie region in northern France.

Geography[edit]

A farming village in the valley of the Vienne river, in the Pays de Caux, situated some 10 miles (16 km) southwest of Dieppe, at the junction of the D149 and D23 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Bacqueville-en-Caux
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 1720 1665 1605 1707 1640 1649 1806
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

History[edit]

The Baskervilles in England come from this village.[citation needed] (Fictional references include the Hound of the Baskervilles by Conan Doyle and William of Baskerville in The Name of the Rose.) Robert de Bascheville or de Baskeville received lands in the Herefordshire after the battle of Hastings and he held Eardisley Castle.

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Bacqueville-en-Caux

The arms of Bacqueville-en-Caux are blazoned :
Or, 3 hammers gules.




Places of interest[edit]

  • The church of St.Pierre, dating from the sixteenth century.
  • The twentieth century war memorial.
  • The two 13th-century stone crosses.
  • The church of St. Eutrope, dating from the nineteenth century.
  • The park and château of Bacqueville dating from the eighteenth century.
  • Two 16th century manorhouses.
  • A seventeenth century presbytery.

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