Place:Bacton, Herefordshire, England

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NameBacton
Alt namesBachetunesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 129
TypeVillage
Coordinates51.983°N 2.933°W
Located inHerefordshire, England
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Bacton is a small village in the rural area of south-west Herefordshire, England. The parish church dates from 13th century and has a relatively long entry in Pevsner's survey of the county's buildings. Inside the church is Blanche Parry's memorial; Parry was Chief Gentlewoman of Queen Elizabeth’s most honourable Privy Chamber and Keeper of Her Majesty’s jewels.

One mile to the north are the earthwork remains of a small motte and bailey castle known as Newcourt Tump.

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