Lambourn Woodlands


Lambourn Woodlands

infobox UK place
country = England
official_name = Lambourn Woodlands
civil_parish = Lambourn
lieutenancy_england = Berkshire
unitary_england = West Berkshire
region = South East England
constituency_westminster = Newbury
os_grid_reference = SU321757
latitude = 51.479170
longitude = -1.537220

Lambourn Woodlands is a small village in the English county of Berkshire.

The village is situated in the civil parish of Lambourn, and is convert|2|mi|km|lk=on to the south of the village of Lambourn. The parish is within the unitary authority of West Berkshire, close to the border between the counties of Berkshire and Wiltshire.

Lambourn Woodlands is located on the route of Ermin Street, the Roman road which connected Calleva Atrebatum (todays Silchester) to Glevum (Gloucester). The Ermin Street's route through the village is used by the today's high level road (B4000) from Newbury to Lambourn.cite web | title = Berkshire History : Lambourn Woodlands | url = http://www.berkshirehistory.com/villages/lambourn_woodlands.html | publisher = Nash Ford Publishing | date = 2004 | accessdate = 2008-02-23]

The modern M4 motorway passes just to the south of the village, and its Membury service area is less than convert|1|mi|km to the west. However the nearest motorway access point (J14) is some convert|3|mi|km to the east, between Shefford Woodlands and Hungerford Newtown.

The mast of the Membury transmitting station, adjacent to the service area, is visible from a considerable distance.

ee also

* List of places in Berkshire
* Berkshire Downs

References

External links

* [http://www.berkshirehistory.com/villages/lambourn_woodlands.html Royal Berkshire History: Lambourn Woodlands]



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