Acqueville is a former French commune in the Calvados department in the Normandy region of northwestern France. On 1 January 2019, it was merged into the new commune of Cesny-les-Sources; the inhabitants of Acqueville are known as Acquevillaises. Acqueville is located 10 km east of Thury-Harcourt, it lies in a flat farming area on the D157 road which runs south from Cesny-Bois-Halbout through the centre of Acqueville south to join the D6 which forms the southern border of the commune. The north-western border of Acqueville is formed by Highway D23 while the north-eastern border is Highway D156. In the east and west the border is formed by several country roads. Apart from the village there are the hamlets of L'Outre in the west, Puant in the east, Le Buisson in the south-west; the Ruisseau de Bactot flows through the commune from south-west to north-east where it continues to join the Laize north-east of Moulines. Acqueville was called Akevilla in 1204: the German or Scandinavian anthroponym Aki or Aka, in Latin a "rural villa".
List of Successive Mayors of Acqueville Mayors from 1939 The council is composed of eleven members, including the mayor and two deputies. The commune has a number of buildings and structures that are registered as historical monuments: A Farmhouse at Puant The Chateau de la Motte The Park of the Chateau de la Motte A Farmhouse at la Cour Fontaine A Farmhouse A House Houses and Farms A Manor House The commune has two religious buildings and structures that are registered as historical monuments: The Church of Saint-Aubin A Cemetery Cross at the Church of Saint-Aubin Arcisse de Caumont, Monumental Statistics of Calvados, Ed. Hardel, Caen, 1850, Pages 564-567 Communes of the Calvados department Acqueville on the community of communes website Acqueville on Géoportail, National Geographic Institute website Acqueville on the 1750 Cassini Map Acqueville on the INSEE website
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