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Compton, West Berkshire

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Compton, West Berkshire

Compton is a village and civil parish in the River Pang valley in the Berkshire Downs about 6.5 miles south of Didcot. It has a population of 1,521. The Pang flows through the village from NW to SE and is joined at the centre of the village by the Roden from the North, both as a winter bourne, a stream that only flows after periods of seasonal high rainfall.
Post townNewbury
Administrative CountyWest Berkshire
Traditional CountyBerkshire
OS GridSU5280
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 code01635
Population1,521 (2001)
 

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

Contone

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

Compton, par. and ry. sta., Berks, 8 miles NE. of Newbury, 3863 ac., pop. 632; P.O.

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