West Woodhay

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West Woodhay
St Laurence's Church - geograph.org.uk - 1919.jpg
St Laurence's Church
West Woodhay is located in Berkshire
West Woodhay
West Woodhay
 West Woodhay shown within Berkshire
Area  14.75 km2 (5.70 sq mi)
Population 122 (2011 census)[1]
   – density  8/km2 (21/sq mi)
OS grid reference SU396632
Civil parish West Woodhay
Unitary authority West Berkshire
Ceremonial county Berkshire
Region South East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town NEWBURY
Postcode district RG20
Dialling code 01488
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°21′58″N 1°25′55″W / 51.366°N 1.432°W / 51.366; -1.432

West Woodhay /wɛst.wʊd/ is a rural scattered village and civil parish in West Berkshire, England. At the 2011 census it had 59 households.

Geography[edit]

The area is more elevated compared to the rest of the county of Berkshire and the district. It is undulating and has the main source of the Enborne. It is has a border to the south with Hampshire and is centred 3 miles (4.8 km) west south-west of Newbury, between Inkpen and Ball Hill. The eastern slopes of Walbury Hill, the highest point in South East England fall within its bounds as is the adjoining West Woodhay Down.

Amenities[edit]

The main built amenities are the Church of England parish church, small sanitary works and remains of a small motte (mound) in woodland near the village centre.

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 12 7 1 33 6 0.096 0.025 0.061 122 14.75

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External links[edit]

Media related to West Woodhay at Wikimedia Commons