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Hungerford Newtown, Berkshire

Historical Description

Hungerford Newtown, a village on the SW border of Berks, 3 miles NE of Hungerford. A school was built here in 1869.

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


Church of England

St. Mary the Virgin

The church of St. Mary the Virgin, at Newtown, in connection with the parish church, is a small and plain building consisting of quasi-apsidal chancel, nave, south porch and a bell turret containing one bell: in the apse are five lancets, the centre one being stained: there are also three stained windows: the building will seat about 100 persons.

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Hungerford Newtown 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:

Visitations Heraldic

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

CountyWest Berkshire
RegionSouth East
Postal districtRG17
Post TownHungerford