Burghfield Brook

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Burghfield Brook
Country England
Counties Berkshire
Districts / Boroughs Wokefield Parish, Burghfield Parish
Villages Burghfield Common, Mortimer Common
 - location Wokefield Common, Berkshire, United Kingdom
 - elevation 95 m (312 ft)
 - coordinates 51°23′37″N 1°03′48″W / 51.393489°N 1.063249°W / 51.393489; -1.063249
Mouth Foudry Brook
 - location Grazeley Green, Berkshire, United Kingdom
 - elevation 40 m (131 ft)
 - coordinates 51°30′27″N 1°00′14″W / 51.507532°N 1.003779°W / 51.507532; -1.003779Coordinates: 51°30′27″N 1°00′14″W / 51.507532°N 1.003779°W / 51.507532; -1.003779

Burghfield Brook is a small stream in southern England. It rises in Wokefield Common between the Berkshire villages of Mortimer and Burghfield Common. The Burghfield Brook forms Burghfields southern border with Wokefield Parish. A notable feature of this watercourse within Wokefield Common is Pullens Pond, formed where this brook is damned by a forest access road within Wokefield Common. To the East of this area the brook continues into a small valley, locally referred to as Burghfield Slade, which contains a larger reservoir of water. Burghfield Brook then continues to the Northeast, past Culverlands Farm and merges with the Lockram Brook at St.James Farm in Grazeley Green. The watercourse here is particularly liable to flooding and has been the subject of discussion at West Berkshire Council meetings.[1]

After merging with Lockram Brook it is not clear as to which name the brook takes for the remainder of its journey, it continues a mile or so to the North East, skirting past AWE Burghfield, and under Burnthouse Bridge, before merging with the much larger Foudry Brook near Burnthouse Farm.