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Leckhampstead, West Berkshire

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Leckhampstead, West Berkshire

Leckhampstead is a village and civil parish in Berkshire, England lying in the North Wessex Downs. It is a mixture of modern and more traditional thatched houses. It is located in the West Berkshire district, north of the M4 motorway lying just off the road between Newbury about 6 miles to the south-southeast and Wantage about 12.5 miles to the north-northwest. The town of Hungerford is about 12.5 miles to the southwest.
Administrative CountyWest Berkshire
Traditional CountyBerkshire
OS GridSU4376
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
Police AuthorityThames Valley

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


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

Leckhampstead.-- township and vil., Chievely par., Berks, 7 miles NW. of Newbury, 1777 ac., pop. 311.

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