Place:


Calcot  Berkshire

 

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

CALCOTT-PARK, a seat in Berks; on Holybrook, 3 miles WSW of Reading. It belonged to John Kendrick, who bequeathed £7,500 to build the Oracle at Reading; was the scene of the romantic marriage of his descendant, "the Berkshire lady," to Benjamin-Child; and belongs now to Colonel Blagrave.

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Calcot through time

Calcot 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 Calcot itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/25589

Date accessed: 18th January 2022


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