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Calcott Park, Berkshire

Historical Description

Calcott Park, a seat of the Blagrave family, in Berks, 3 miles WSW of Reading. It once belonged to John Kendrick, who bequeathed £7500 to build the Oracle at Reading, and was the scene of the romantic marriage of his descendant, the " Berkshire lady" to Benjamin Child.

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

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Berkshire is available to browse.


Online maps of Calcott Park are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Berkshire papers online:

CountyWest Berkshire
RegionSouth East
Postal districtRG31
Post TownReading