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Easthampstead, Bracknell Forest

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Easthampstead, Bracknell Forest

Easthampstead is today a southern suburb of the town of Bracknell in the English county of Berkshire, although the old village can still be easily identified around the Church of St Michael and St Mary Magdalene. This beautiful building houses some of the finest stained glass works of Sir Edward Burne-Jones.
DistrictBracknell Forest
Administrative CountyBracknell Forest
Traditional CountyBerkshire
OS GridSU8667
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
 

Other names by which Easthampstead, Bracknell Forest has been known in the past

East Hampstead ~ Hampstead ~ Hampstead East ~ Lachenestede

Easthampstead, Bracknell Forest in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Easthampstead, par. and vil., W. Berks, 3½ miles SE. of Wokingham, 5295 ac., pop. 1172; Easthampstead Park, seat of the Marquis of Downshire, was once a royal hunting seat; Easthampstead Plains form part of Bagshot Heath.

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