Eddington, Berkshire

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Eddington
Eddington is located in Berkshire
Eddington
Eddington
Location within Berkshire
OS grid referenceSU3436569125
Civil parish
  • Hungerford
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townHUNGERFORD
Postcode districtRG17
Dialling code01488
PoliceThames Valley
FireRoyal Berkshire
AmbulanceSouth Central
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Berkshire
51°25′12″N 1°30′26″W / 51.420099°N 1.507178°W / 51.420099; -1.507178Coordinates: 51°25′12″N 1°30′26″W / 51.420099°N 1.507178°W / 51.420099; -1.507178

Eddington is a village in the civil parish of Hungerford in the West Berkshire district of Berkshire, England. It lies approximately 0.7 miles (1.1 km) north-east from Hungerford, its nearest town and is divided from it by the river Kennet.

The Eddington estate is owned by businessman Sir Peter Michael and is located north of Eddington village.[1]

History[edit]

The village wheelwright's shop Messrs R. Middleton & Sons closed in 1951. Some of the woodworking tools from the shop including axes, chisels, planes, lathe tools and gouges were purchased at an auction on 6 April 1951, and now in the Museum of English Rural Life.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The thirty landowners who own half a county". Who owns England?.
  2. ^ "R. Middleton and Sons (wheelwright)". R. Middleton and Sons (wheelwright). The Museum of English Rural Life. Retrieved 27 February 2020.