Holybrook


Holybrook

infobox UK place
country = England
official_name = Holybrook
civil_parish = Holybrook
unitary_england = West Berkshire
lieutenancy_england = Berkshire
region = South East England
constituency_westminster = Reading West
os_grid_reference = SU668717
latitude = 51.439875
longitude = -1.038444

Holybrook is a civil parish on the outskirts of Reading in the English county of Berkshire. The parish takes its name from the Holy Brook, a watercourse which forms its southern boundary.

There is no village or hamlet called Holybrook, and the parish is largely made up of two recent suburbs of Reading, Beansheaf Farm and Fords Farm, together with that part of the older suburb of Calcot that lies south of the A4 Bath Road.

The civil parish is a recent creation, dating from 2000 when it was created from that part of the parish of Theale that lay to the east of the M4 motorway.

The parish has an elected parish council and falls within the area of the unitary authority of West Berkshire. Both the parish council and the unitary authority are responsible for different aspects of local government. The parish falls within the Reading West parliamentary constituency.

See also

*List of civil parishes in England

External links

* [http://www.visionwebsites.co.uk/Contents/Text/Index.asp?SiteId=419&SiteExtra=12159595&TopNavId=890&NavSideId=4395 Holybrook Parish Council]



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