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Lambourn, West Berkshire

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Lambourn, West Berkshire

Lambourn is a large village and civil parish in the northwestern part of the ceremonial county of Berkshire in England. The civil parish has a population of 4,017 at the time of 2001 census. and is most noted for its associations with British National Hunt racehorse training.
Post townHungerford
Administrative CountyWest Berkshire
Traditional CountyBerkshire
OS GridSU3278
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityThames Valley
Fire and Rescue AuthorityRoyal Berkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityRoyal Berkshire
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Central
Dialling code01488
Population4,017 (2001)
 

Other names by which Lambourn, West Berkshire has been known in the past

Chipping Lambourn ~ Lamborn ~ Lam ~ Lanborne

Lambourn, West Berkshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Lambourn.-- town and par., Berks, on river Lambourn, 8 miles NW. of Hungerford par., 14,873 ac., pop. 2165; town, pop. 1576; P.O., T.O.; has a market cross 500 years okd; in the neighbourhood are several celebrated antiquities, notably, the White Horse, Wayland Smith's Cave, Uffington and Alfred's Camps, &c.; Lambourne Place. is a seat.

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