Upper Woolhampton

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Coordinates: 51°24′13″N 1°10′16″W / 51.403551°N 1.171123°W / 51.403551; -1.171123

Upper Woolhampton
Upper Woolhampton, C of E Church and C of E School - geograph.org.uk - 2732.jpg
C of E Church and C of E School
Upper Woolhampton is located in Berkshire
Upper Woolhampton
Upper Woolhampton
 Upper Woolhampton shown within Berkshire
OS grid reference SU576675
Civil parish Woolhampton
Unitary authority West Berkshire
Ceremonial county Berkshire
Region South East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Police Thames Valley
Fire Royal Berkshire
Ambulance South Central
EU Parliament South East England
UK Parliament Newbury
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Upper Woolhampton is a settlement in the English county of Berkshire. It is situated 0.5 miles (800 m) to the north of the parent village of Woolhampton, on higher ground. Both the parish church of St Peter and the village school are actually located in Upper Woolhampton.[1]

Also in Upper Woolhampton is historic Woolhampton House, which now houses Elstree School, a preparatory school that relocated to Woolhampton from the London suburb of Elstree during the second world war. The Benedictine Douai Abbey community, and its now-closed Douai School is located a further 0.5 miles (800 m) to the north.[1][2][3]

Upper Woolhampton is part of the civil parish of Woolhampton, and lies in the West Berkshire local government district and the Newbury parliamentary constituency.[1][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Ordnance Survey (2006). OS Explorer Map 158 - Newbury & Hungerford. ISBN 0-319-46352-4.
  2. ^ "Berkshire History : Woolhampton". Nash Ford Publishing. 2004. Retrieved 2007-09-13. 
  3. ^ "Our History". Elstree School. Retrieved 2007-09-13. 
  4. ^ "Woolhampton Parish Council’s Web Site". Retrieved 2007-09-13. 

External links[edit]

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