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"BUCKNELL, (or BUCKNILL), a parish in the Stow division of the hundred of Purslow, in the county of Salop, but extending also into the hundred of Wigmore, in the county of Hereford, 3 miles to the N.E. of Knighton, in Radnorshire, its post town. It is situated on the small river Ony, a branch of the Tome, and is a station on the Knighton section of the Central Wales railway, and includes the townships of Buckton and Coxall. The living is a vicarage* in the diocese of Hereford, of the value with the curacy of Buckton annexed, of £332, in the gift of the Master and Wardens of the Grocers' Company, London. The church is dedicated to St. Mary. There are charitable endowments worth £18 a year. This parish is in the honour of Tutbury, in the duchy of Lancaster."[Transcribed from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868 by Colin Hinson ©2015]


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