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Wargrave, Wokingham

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Wargrave, Wokingham

Wargrave is a large village and civil parish in the English county of Berkshire, which encloses the confluence of the River Loddon and the River Thames. It is in the Borough of Wokingham. The name Wargrave is derived from 'Weir-Grove', 'Weregreave', rather than a literal meaning of War Grave and the village dates back to medieval times.
Post townReading
Administrative CountyWokingham
Traditional CountyBerkshire
OS GridSU7878
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 code0118
Population3,910 (2001)
 

Other names by which Wargrave, Wokingham has been known in the past

Weregrave

Wargrave, Wokingham in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Wargrave, par. and vil., Berks, in E. of co.- par., 4462 ac. (70 water), pop. 1882; vil., on river Thames, 2 miles N. of Twyford and 3 SE. of Henley on Thames; P.O., T.O. Wargrave Court, Wargrave Lodge, and Wargrave Hill are seats.

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