Bradfield Union includes the parishes of Aldermaston, Ashampstead, Basildon, Beenham, Bradfield, Bucklebury, Burghfield, Englefield, Frilsham, Padworth, Pangbourne, Purley, Stanford Dingley, Stratfield Mortimer, Streatley, Sulham, Sulhampstead Abbots, Sulhampstead Bannister, Tidmarsh, Tilehurst, Ufton Nervet, Yattendon.

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Aldermaston is a parish and village in south Berkshire, 10 miles south-west of Reading.


Ashampstead is a village and parish six miles west of Pangbourne. (Ackhampstead in Buckinghamshire is also known as Ashampstead.)


Basildon is a village and parish on the south-west bank of the Thames, seven miles from Reading. There is a larger Basildon in Essex.


Bradfield is in the Hundred of Theale and mentioned in the Domesday Book of 1086


Bucklebury is a village and parish about six miles north-east of Newbury. The original settlement was on the river Pang.


Frilsham is a small village and parish near the Berkshire Downs, about six miles north-east of Newbury, and 12 miles from Reading. 


Streatley is a village and parish eight miles (13 km) from Reading and 16 miles (26 km) from Oxford, on the right bank of the river Thames.


Tilehurst is not mentioned in the Domesday Book but it appears there has been a settlement in the area for about 900 years. 


Woolhampton is a village and parish eight miles west of Reading and six miles east of Newbury. The A4 divides the parish


Yattendon is a village and parish seven miles north-east of Newbury. The river Pang flows through the west of the parish.

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