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The small village of Farnborough lies nine miles west of Newbury, on the Berkshire Downs. It was on the pack-horse road from Hungerford to Abingdon and Oxford. The soil is clay. Approximately two thirds of the land was arable, with some woodland.

Further reading
Wordie, R. (ed.), ‘Enclosure In Berkshire, 1485-1885’ (Reading, 2000) pp.65-66.

Acreage: 1886
Population 1801: 213
  1831: 229
  1861: 232


OS Map Grid Ref(s): 20


Parliamentary Enclosure Maps & Awards

Farnborough (1777) - Ref: D/EW/E12A [ View Image(s) ] [ Search Awards Index ]


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