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Sparsholt

Sotwell lies four miles west of Wantage, between the Downs and the Vale of White Horse. The parish included the village of Kingston Lisle and the hamlets of Fawler and Westcot. The Wilts and Berks Canal ran through. The soil is chalk and loam. Approximately half the land was arable.

Further reading
Wordie, R. (ed.), 'Enclosure In Berkshire, 1485-1885' (Reading, 2000) pp.141-143.


Acreage: 5845
Population 1801: 671
  1831: 874
  1861: 863

 

OS Map Grid Ref(s): 13, 19

 

Parliamentary Enclosure Maps & Awards

Sparsholt (1778 (Kingston Lisle & Fawler)) - Ref: D/EFH/E1 [ View Image(s) ] [ Search Awards Index ]

Sparsholt (1801 (Sparsholt with Westcot)) - Ref: Q/RDC/66A [ View Image(s) ] [ Search Awards Index ]

Sparsholt (1801 (Sparsholt with Westcot)) - Ref: Q/RDC/66B [ View Image(s) ] [ Search Awards Index ]

 

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