Buckerell  Devon


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Buckerell like this:

BUCKERELL, a parish in Honiton district, Devon; on Icknield-street, the river Otter, and the Exeter and Southampton railway, 3 miles W of Honiton. It has a post office under Honiton. Acres, 1,559. Real property, £3,514. Pop., 318. Houses, 69. The property is subdivided. Buckerell Lodge and Hembury Fort are chief residences. ...

The ancient entrenchment, noticed in the article Broadhembury, is partly within the northern boundary. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £120.* Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Exeter. The church is cruciform; has a richly carved oak screen; and is in excellent condition.

Buckerell through time

Buckerell is now part of East Devon district. Click here for graphs and data of how East Devon has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Buckerell itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Buckerell in East Devon | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 09th August 2020

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