Shaw, Berkshire

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Shaw is a village in Berkshire, England. It is located to the north of Newbury, near the village of Donnington. It is in the parish of Shaw-cum-Donnington.

Shaw House[edit]

The Elizabethan stately home, called Shaw House,[1] is located here. It was one of the Royalist headquarters during the Second Battle of Newbury[2] and, later, the home of the childhood home of the historian, James Pettit Andrews. It is now a conference centre owned by West Berkshire Council.

Transport[edit]

From 18 February 2013, Shaw is served by Newbury & District bus services 6 and 6A from Newbury.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Shaw House built by the Dolman family". www.newburyhistory.co.uk.
  2. ^ "Second Battle of Newbury 1644". www.newburyhistory.co.uk.
  3. ^ http://www.newburyanddistrict.co.uk/pdf/jan13/connect-service-6-and-6A-%28effective-from-18-Feb-2013%29.pdf[dead link]

External links[edit]

Media related to Shaw, Berkshire at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 51°24′32″N 1°18′50″W / 51.409°N 1.314°W / 51.409; -1.314