Greenham

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Greenham is a village and civil parish in Berkshire, England. It was recorded in the Domesday Book as Greneham.[1] Greenham commences immediately south-east of Newbury and is in the West Berkshire district of England.

Demography[edit]

2011 Published Statistics: Population, home ownership and extracts from Physical Environment, surveyed in 2005[2]
Output area Homes owned outright Owned with a loan Socially rented Privately rented Other km² roads km² water km² domestic gardens Usual residents km²
Civil parish 126 146 50 70 9 0.258 0.039 0.246 937 13.6

Former airbase[edit]

The former airbase RAF Greenham Common, covers much of the south-east of the civil parish of the village, surrounded by the Common which covers most of the parish.

Governance[edit]

West Berkshire administers local government; certain minor local services such as footpaths and sports facilities received grants from the precept of the civil parish council formed of residents.[3]

The area of the village, in its broad, traditional definition, including the racecourse, common land and aviation base, is 13.6 square kilometres (5.3 sq mi).[2]

Racecourse[edit]

Newbury Racecourse is in Greenham.

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Coordinates: 51°23′N 1°18′W / 51.383°N 1.300°W / 51.383; -1.300