- Speen, Berkshire
Speen (Roman Spinae) is a
villageand civil parishnear Newbury in Berkshire, England.
It sits on the Ermin Way, the main Cirencester to Silchester
Roman road. The Civil War Second Battle of Newburytook place at Speen on 27 October 1644. Speenhamland in the parish, now part of Newbury, was the eponymous home of the Speenhamlandsystem of outdoor relief.
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