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Calcot, West Berkshire

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Calcot, West Berkshire

Calcot, or Calcot Row, is a suburb west of Reading in the English county of Berkshire. Calcot is situated along the A4 Bath Road between the old hamlet of Horncastle and Junction 12 of the M4 motorway. The suburb of Tilehurst lies to the north and in the hills above Calcot, while the village of Theale lies to the west across the motorway. The recent housing estates of Beansheaf Farm and Fords Farm lie to the south, and may be considered part of Calcot.
Administrative CountyWest Berkshire
Traditional CountyBerkshire
OS GridSU6671
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
Population9,093
 

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

Calcott ~ Calcott Park

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

Calcott.-- school, 3 miles SW. of Reading, Berks. Here also is Calcott Park.

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