Wantage Hundred

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Wantage hundred in Berkshire

Wantage Hundred is one of the hundreds of Berkshire, named after the town of Wantage which it contains. It is situated in the north-west of the county, bounded to the north by Ock Hundred; to the west by Shrivenham Hundred; and to the south by Compton Hundred. There are short boundaries with Ganfield Hundred to the north-west, and Reading Hundred to the south-east. The hundred is split into two main parts by the intervention of Kintbury Eagle Hundred.

The hundred comprises the ancient parishes of:

*: Partly in a detached part of Reading Hundred.
: Partly in Ock Hundred.
The hundred had a population of 22,146 in 2011.

Hundreds of Berkshire

Beynhurst • Bray • Charlton • Compton • Cookham • Faircross • Faringdon • Ganfield • Hormer • Kintbury Eagle • Lambourn • Moreton • Ock • Reading • Ripplesmere • Shrivenham • Sonning • Theale • Wantage • Wargrave