Bucknell. A parish in the Stow division of the hundred of Purslow, a chapelry in the diocese of Hereford, the deanery of Clun, and archdeaconry of Salop. This parish is partly in Wigmore hundred, county of Hereford. The entire parish contains 465 inhabitants. The Shropshire part contains 57 houses, 331 inhabitants. 9 ¼ miles south-east by south of Bishopscastle.
Source: The Shropshire Gazetteer, with an Appendix, including a Survey of the County and Valuable Miscellaneous Information, with Plates. Printed and Published by T. Gregory, Wem, 1824.