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East Garston, West Berkshire

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East Garston, West Berkshire

East Garston is a village and civil parish on the River Lambourn, about 5.5 miles north of Hungerford in West Berkshire. The river flows through the village, dividing many houses from the main road, so that each has a bridge over the river to the front door.
Post townHungerford
Administrative CountyWest Berkshire
Traditional CountyBerkshire
OS GridSU3676
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
Police AuthorityThames Valley
Fire and Rescue AuthorityRoyal Berkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityRoyal Berkshire
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Central
Dialling code01488
Population532 (2001)

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

Garston ~ Garston East ~ Lamborne

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

Garston, East, par., E. Berks, on river Kennet, 6 miles NE. of Hungerford, 4409 ac., pop. 459; P.O.

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