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Ascot, Windsor and Maidenhead

Ascot is a village in the east of Berkshire, England, about 40 kilometres west of London. It is most notable as the location of Ascot Racecourse, home of the prestigious Royal Ascot meeting. The region is split into three distinct areas: Ascot itself, North Ascot and South Ascot.
Post townASCOT
Administrative CountyWindsor and Maidenhead
Traditional CountyBerkshire
OS GridSU9268
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 code01344
Population11,603 2001 Census (with Sunninghill)
 

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

Ascot.-- vil., seat, and ry. sta., Winkfield par., SE. Berks, 6 miles SW. of Windsor; P.O., T.O. The racecourse on Ascot Heath is2 miles long.

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