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Bisham, Windsor and Maidenhead

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Bisham, Windsor and Maidenhead

Bisham is a village and civil parish in the Windsor and Maidenhead district of Berkshire, England. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 1,149. The village is on the River Thames, north of which is Marlow in Buckinghamshire. Bisham is home to one of Sport England's National Sports Centre.
Post townMaidenhead
Administrative CountyWindsor and Maidenhead
Traditional CountyBerkshire
OS GridSU8585
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 code01628
Population1,149 (2001)

Other names by which Bisham, Windsor and Maidenhead has been known in the past

Bistleham ~ Bysham Montague ~ Bistesham

Bisham, Windsor and Maidenhead in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Bisham, par., E. Berks, on river Thames, 4 miles NW. of Maidenhead, 2478 ac. (51 water), pop. 703; P.O. The abbey, once the residence of Princess (afterwards Queen) Elizabeth, is an interesting building.

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