Place:


Streatley  Berkshire

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Streatley like this:

STREATLEY, a village and a parish in Bradfield district, Berks. The village stands on the river Thames, at a convergence of Roman roads, ½ mile W of Goring r. station, and 6 S of Wallingford; has been identified, by some writers, with the ancient Calleva; is a picturesque place, much frequented by artists; and has a post-office under Reading. ...


The parish includes two hamlets, and comprises 3,500 acres. Real property, £4,165. Pop., 552. Houses, 130. The manor belongs to J. S. Bowles, Esq. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Oxford. Value, £190.* Patron, the Bishop of O. The church was rebuilt in 1865. There are an endowed school, and charities £28.

Streatley through time

Streatley is now part of West Berkshire district. Click here for graphs and data of how West Berkshire has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Streatley itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Streatley in West Berkshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/2535

Date accessed: 20th November 2018


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