Bockleton

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Bockleton
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Bockleton
Bockleton is located in Worcestershire
Bockleton
Bockleton
 Bockleton shown within Worcestershire
Population 190 
OS grid reference SO592614
   – London  119 miles (192 km) 
Civil parish Stoke Bliss
District Malvern Hills District
Shire county Worcestershire
Region West Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town TENBURY WELLS
Postcode district WR15
Dialling code 01568
Police West Mercia
Fire Hereford and Worcester
Ambulance West Midlands
EU Parliament West Midlands
UK Parliament West Worcestershire
List of places
UK
England
Worcestershire

Coordinates: 52°14′59″N 2°35′52″W / 52.249846°N 2.597834°W / 52.249846; -2.597834

Bockleton is a village and a constituent part of the civil parish of Stoke Bliss in the Malvern Hills of Worcestershire, England, five miles south of Tenbury Wells. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 190. It is close to the Herefordshire border and is about nine miles east of Leominster in Herefordshire.

The parish church of St Michael has an 1867 monument, in white marble, by Pre-Raphaelite sculptor Thomas Woolner to William Prescott, a local squire who died from an infection caught after tending his sick gamekeeper. It depicts him nursing the aged man.[1]

Bockleton was in the upper division of Doddingtree Hundred. [2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pevsner, Nikolaus (1968) The Buildings of England: Worcestershire
  2. ^ Worcestershire Family History Guidebook, Vanessa Morgan, 2011, p20 The History Press, Stroud, Gloucestershire.