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Stockcross, West Berkshire

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Stockcross, West Berkshire

Stockcross is a village in Berkshire, England. The village lies to the west of Newbury in the civil parish of Speen and the district of West Berkshire. Close to the cross-road in the middle of the village were the stocks hence the name Stock-Cross, which were removed in the early 1980s.
Post townNewbury
Administrative CountyWest Berkshire
Traditional CountyBerkshire
OS GridSU4368
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
 

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

Stock Cross

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

Stockcross, eccl. dist. and vil., Speen par., Berks - dist., pop. 775; vil., 2 miles NW. of Newbury; P.O., called Stock Cross.

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