Upper Woolhampton

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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
Location within Berkshire
OS grid referenceSU576675
Civil parish
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
PoliceThames Valley
FireRoyal Berkshire
AmbulanceSouth Central
UK Parliament
List of places
51°24′13″N 1°10′16″W / 51.403551°N 1.171123°W / 51.403551; -1.171123Coordinates: 51°24′13″N 1°10′16″W / 51.403551°N 1.171123°W / 51.403551; -1.171123

Upper Woolhampton is a village 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 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]


  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 13 September 2007.
  3. ^ "Our History". Elstree School. Retrieved 13 September 2007.
  4. ^ "Woolhampton Parish Council's Web Site". Archived from the original on 6 February 2008. Retrieved 13 September 2007.

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