West Woodhay

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West Woodhay
St Laurence's Church - geograph.org.uk - 1919.jpg
St Laurence's Church
Grid reference: SU396632
Location: 51°21’58"N, 1°25’55"W
Population: 122  (2011)
Post town: Newbury
Postcode: RG20
Dialling code: 01488
Local Government
Council: West Berkshire

West Woodhay is a rural, scattered village in Berkshire. At the 2011 census it had just 59 households.

The village has a small Church of England parish church. A small sanitary works stands by the village and the remains of a small motte may be found in woodland near the village centre.


The area is more elevated compared to the rest of the county of Berkshire and the district. It is undulating and has the main source of the Enborne. It is has a border to the south with Hampshire and is centred 3 miles west-southwest]] of Newbury, between Inkpen and Ball Hill. The eastern slopes of Walbury Hill, on which are the highest points of both Hampshire and Berkshire fall within its bounds as is the adjoining West Woodhay Down.

Outside links

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