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Harwell

Harwell lies six and a half miles northeast of Wantage, on the Downs. It is on the main road from Reading to Wantage and the road to Wallingford. The soil is middling quality loam and chalk. More than three quarters of the land was arable. There was an annual fair.

Further reading
Wordie, R. (ed.), ‘Enclosure In Berkshire, 1485-1885’ (Reading, 2000) pp.78-79.


Acreage: 2521
Population 1801: 671
  1831: 780
  1861: 876

 

OS Map Grid Ref(s): 15

 

Parliamentary Enclosure Maps & Awards

Harwell (1804) - Ref: KB122/791 [ View Image(s) ] [ Search Awards Index ]

Harwell (1804) - Ref: MR1/375 [ View Image(s) ] [ Search Awards Index ]

 

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