A Topographical Dictionary of England
Samuel Lewis (1831)
Transcript copyright Mel Lockie (Sep 2016)
HOCKWORTHY, a parish in the hundred of BAMPTON, county of DEVON, 6 miles (E. S. E.) from Bampton, containing 354 inhabitants. The living is a discharged vicarage, in the archdeaconry and diocese of Exeter, rated in the king's books at £7. 6. 8., and in the patronage of - Comyns, Esq. A considerable traffic in lime is carried on in the parish, which abounds with excellent limestone.