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Kintbury, West Berkshire

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Kintbury, West Berkshire

Kintbury is a village and civil parish in West Berkshire, England, between the towns of Newbury and Hungerford. Kintbury was named by the Sunday Times in 2007 as in the top ten of England's most sought after villages. Notable village resident include Terence Conran of Habitat fame, and the International best-selling author, Robert Harris. Kintbury remains the amongst sought after villages in England.
Post townHungerford
Administrative CountyWest Berkshire
Traditional CountyBerkshire
OS GridSU3866
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
Population2,593 (2001)

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

Kennetbury ~ Kentbury ~ Chenteberie

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

Kintbury, par. and vil. with ry. sta., Berks, in SW. of co., on river Kennet and Kintbury and Avon Canal, 3½ m. E. of Hungerford and 5½ m. W. of Newbury, 7778 ac., pop. 1683; P.O.; brick-making is carried on.

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