Bacqueville-en-Caux is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Normandy region in northern France.
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.
Historical population of Bacqueville-en-Caux
|From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.
The Baskervilles in England come from this village.Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and William of Baskerville in The Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco.) Robert de Bascheville or de Baskeville received lands in Herefordshire after the Battle of Hastings and he held Eardisley Castle in that county.
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||The arms of Bacqueville-en-Caux are blazoned :
Or, 3 hammers gules.
Places of interest
- The church of St. Pierre, dating from the sixteenth century
- The twentieth century war memorial
- 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