Finchampstead lies four miles southwest of Wokingham, in Windsor Forest. It is on the River Blackwater. The soil is mainly sand and clay. Nearly half the land was woodland, with a quarter being arable and a quarter permanent grass. There was an annual fair.
Wordie, R. (ed.), ‘Enclosure In Berkshire, 1485-1885’ (Reading, 2000) pp.68-69.
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