Hennock

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Hennock
Hennock village and church - geograph.org.uk - 876305.jpg
Hennock is located in Devon
Hennock
Hennock
Location within Devon
Area15.9844 km2 (6.1716 sq mi)
Population1,747 (2011 census)
• Density109/km2 (280/sq mi)
Civil parish
  • Hennock
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
EU ParliamentSouth West England
Websitehttp://www.hennock.org.uk/
List of places
UK
England
Devon
50°36′53″N 3°39′11″W / 50.614830°N 3.6529289°W / 50.614830; -3.6529289Coordinates: 50°36′53″N 3°39′11″W / 50.614830°N 3.6529289°W / 50.614830; -3.6529289

Hennock is a village and civil parish about 3 miles west north west of Chudleigh,[1] in the Teignbridge district, in the county of Devon, England. In 2011 the parish had a population of 1747.[2] The parish touches Bovey Tracey, Kingsteignton, Christow, Chudleigh and Trusham.[3]

Features[edit]

Hennock has a primary school.[4] There are 47 listed buildings in Hennock.[5]

History[edit]

The name "Hennock" means 'At the high oak-tree'.[6] Hennock was recorded in the Domesday Book as Hanoch/Hainoc.[7] The parish was historically in the Teignbridge hundred.[8] On the 25th of March 1885 an area of the parish was transferred to the parish of Bovey Tracey. The transferred area contained 8 houses in 1891.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "History of Hennock, in Teignbridge and Devon". A Vision of Britain through Time. Retrieved 4 February 2019.
  2. ^ "Hennock Parish". Noims. Retrieved 4 February 2019.
  3. ^ "Hennock". Ordnance Survey. Retrieved 4 February 2019.
  4. ^ "Contack". Hennock Primary School. Retrieved 4 February 2019.
  5. ^ "Listed Buildings in Hennock, Teignbridge, Devon". British Listed Buildings. Retrieved 4 February 2019.
  6. ^ "Hennock Key to English Place-names". The University of Nottingham. Retrieved 4 February 2019.
  7. ^ "Devonshire E-H". The Domesday Book Online. Retrieved 4 February 2019.
  8. ^ "The Hundreds of Devon". GENUKI. Retrieved 8 March 2019.
  9. ^ "Relationships and Changes Hennock AP/CP through time". A Vision of Britain through Time. Retrieved 8 March 2019.

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