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Inkpen, West Berkshire

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Inkpen, West Berkshire

Inkpen is a village and civil parish in West Berkshire about 3.5 miles southeast of Hungerford, close to the county boundaries with Wiltshire and Hampshire.
Post townHungerford
Administrative CountyWest Berkshire
Traditional CountyBerkshire
OS GridSU3764
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
Population877 (United Kingdom Census 2001)
 

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

Ingepene

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

Inkpen, par. and vil., SW. Berks, 4 miles SE. of Hungerford, 2885 ac., pop. 692; P.O.; near the vil. is Inkpen Beacon, the highest chalk down in England, alt. 1011 ft.

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