Home

British Place Names

A comprehensive online gazetteer

Home » West Berkshire » Farnborough, West Berkshire - local map, administrative data, historical information and reader comments

Farnborough, West Berkshire

Local area map loading...

Farnborough, West Berkshire

Farnborough is a small village and civil parish in West Berkshire, amongst the Berkshire Downs north of Newbury, in the English county of Berkshire. The village is about 5 miles south of the Oxfordshire town of Wantage.
Post townWANTAGE
Administrative CountyWest Berkshire
Traditional CountyBerkshire
OS GridSU4381
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
Population100 (2001)
 

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

Fermeberge

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

Farnborough.-- par., Berks, 5 miles S. of Wantage, 1886 ac., pop. 187.

Your comments about Farnborough, West Berkshire

What do you know about Farnborough, West Berkshire? Give us the benefit of your local knowledge and opinions here!

comments powered by Disqus