Warfield, Berkshire

Description

Warfield, a large parish in Berks, 2 1/2 miles NNE of Bracknell station on the L. & S.W.R., 5 ENE of Wokingham, and 9 SW from Windsor. It includes part of Bracknell, which has a head post office. Acreage, 3435; population, 2273. For parish council purposes it is divided into two wards, Warfield and Bracknell, the former returning five and the latter six members to the council. The manor belongs to Lord Braybrooke. Warfield Hall is a pleasant country mansion standing in a park of about 160 acres. The liviny is a vicarage in the diocese of Oxford; net value, £126. The church is an ancient edifice of stone in the Early English style, consisting of chancel, nave, N aisle, S porch, and an embattled western tower. It was most successfully restored in 1874 from designs by the late Mr Street. The vicarage of Bracknell is a separate benefice.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1894-5

Maps

Old maps of Warfield are available on the old-maps.co.uk site, and a current map is available on the Streetmap.co.uk site.


Visitations Heraldic

The Visitations of Berkshire 1532, 1566, and 1665-6 is available online.