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Aldermaston, West Berkshire

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Aldermaston, West Berkshire

Aldermaston is a rural village, civil parish and electoral ward in Berkshire, South-East England. In the 2001 United Kingdom Census, the parish had a population of 927. The village is on the southern edge of the River Kennet flood plain, near the Hampshire county boundary. It is roughly equidistant from Newbury, Basingstoke and Reading and 45 miles west of London.
Post townReading
Administrative CountyWest Berkshire
Traditional CountyBerkshire
OS GridSU5965
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 code0118
Population927 (2001 census)

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

Admiston ~ Eldermanestone

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

Aldermaston, par. and vil. with ry. sta., S. Berks, 8 miles E. of Newbury, 3742 ac. (51 water), pop. 528; P.O., T.O.; contains the seat of Aldermaston House.

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