Shaw-cum-Donnington

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Shaw-cum-Donnington
Lake, Donnington - geograph.org.uk - 1791043.jpg
Lake, lawn and house at Donnington Grove, the area's hotel resort.
Footpath across Barley Field - geograph.org.uk - 35846.jpg
Public footpath across barley field, typical of the north of the area.
Shaw-cum-Donnington is located in Berkshire
Shaw-cum-Donnington
Shaw-cum-Donnington
 Shaw-cum-Donnington shown within Berkshire
Area  8.6 km2 (3.3 sq mi)
Population 1,686 (2011 census)[1]
   – density  196/km2 (510/sq mi)
OS grid reference SU4767
   – London  51 miles (82 km)[2] 
Civil parish Shaw cum Donnington
Unitary authority West Berkshire
Ceremonial county Berkshire
Region South East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town NEWBURY
Postcode district RG14, RG18 (small part)
Dialling code 01635
Police Thames Valley
Fire Royal Berkshire
Ambulance South Central
EU Parliament South East England
UK Parliament Newbury
List of places
UK
England
Berkshire

Coordinates: 51°24′54″N 1°18′54″W / 51.415°N 1.315°W / 51.415; -1.315

Shaw-cum-Donnington is a civil parish in West Berkshire, Berkshire, England with all of its urban or suburban area immediately north of (contiguous with) the largest town in the district, Newbury. It comprises the villages of Shaw and Donnington and contains the partially ruined castle of Donnington Castle which has most of its various outside walls intact.

Geography[edit]

The area is mostly green space but where developed is almost entirely residential with shops and cafés. It has housing immediately north of (contiguous with) the town of Newbury. It comprises the villages of Shaw and Donnington and contains the partially ruined castle of Donnington Castle which has most of its various outside walls intact.

Amenities[edit]

The ecclesiastical parish church which crosses the River Lambourn bounding the civil parish to the south for a few hundred metres, is of the same name and otherwise of about the same borders. It has one church which has an active Church of England community at Shaw.[3]

Shaw, the eastern clustered development also has the area's Church of England primary school.

Demography[edit]

2011 Published Statistics: Population, home ownership and extracts from Physical Environment, surveyed in 2005[1]
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 231 216 162 83 13 0.240 0.110 0.494 1686 8.6

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External links[edit]

Media related to Shaw cum Donnington at Wikimedia Commons