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Goring Heath, Oxfordshire

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Goring Heath, Oxfordshire

Goring Heath is a hamlet and civil parish in the Chiltern Hills in South Oxfordshire. The civil parish includes the villages of Whitchurch Hill and Crays Pond and some small hamlets. Goring Heath is about 4 miles southeast of Goring-on-Thames and about 4.5 miles northwest of Reading, Berkshire. In 1724 Henry Alnutt, a lawyer of the Middle Temple in London, established a set of almshouses at Goring Heath. They form three sides of a courtyard, flanking a chapel of the same date.
DistrictSouth Oxfordshire
Administrative CountyOxfordshire
Traditional CountyOxfordshire
OS GridSU6579
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
Police AuthorityThames Valley
Fire and Rescue AuthorityOxfordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityOxfordshire
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Central
Population1,186 (parish, including Whitchurch Hill) (2001 census)

Goring Heath, Oxfordshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Goring Heath, vil., in par. and 4 miles NE. of Goring, Oxfordshire; P.O.

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