Bacqueville-en-Caux

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Bacqueville-en-Caux
Bacqueville-en-Caux railway station in 1913
Bacqueville-en-Caux railway station in 1913
Coat of arms of Bacqueville-en-Caux
Coat of arms
Location of Bacqueville-en-Caux
Bacqueville-en-Caux is located in France
Bacqueville-en-Caux
Bacqueville-en-Caux
Bacqueville-en-Caux is located in Normandy
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
CountryFrance
RegionNormandy
DepartmentSeine-Maritime
ArrondissementDieppe
CantonLuneray
IntercommunalityCC Terroir de Caux
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Étienne Delarue
Area
1
12.19 km2 (4.71 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
1,929
 • Density160/km2 (410/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
76051 /76730
Elevation45–124 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.

Bacqueville-en-Caux is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Normandy 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
Year19621968197519821990199920062012
Population17201665160517071640164918061840
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, called sometimes Baskervilla, Bascervilla in ancient records.[2] (Fictional references include the 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.

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
  • 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

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ Beaurepaire (Charles de), Laporte (dom Jean), Dictionnaire topographique du département de la Seine-Maritime, Paris, 1982-1984, p. 38 [1]

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