Hockworthy

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Hockworthy
St Simon and St Jude's church, Hockworthy
St Simon and St Jude's church, Hockworthy
Hockworthy is located in Devon
Hockworthy
Hockworthy
Location within Devon
Population174 (2011 UK Census)
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
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50°58′00″N 3°22′05″W / 50.966621°N 3.36809°W / 50.966621; -3.36809Coordinates: 50°58′00″N 3°22′05″W / 50.966621°N 3.36809°W / 50.966621; -3.36809

Hockworthy is a village and civil parish in Devon, England. Its name is Old English and means "Hocca's enclosure".[1] It has a church dedicated to St. Simon and St. Jude which was mostly rebuilt in 1865, and contains a Norman font.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hesketh, Robert (2008). Devon Place Names. Bosiney Books. ISBN 9781899383986.
  2. ^ "Hockworthy". Devon County Council. Retrieved 2 November 2016.