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Encyclopedia > Southcote, Berkshire

Southcote is a suburb of Reading in the English county of Berkshire. Housing subdivision near Union, Kentucky, a suburb of Cincinnati, Ohio. ... Reading is a town and a unitary authority (the Borough of Reading) in the English county of Berkshire. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Berkshire (IPA: or  ; sometimes abbreviated to Berks) is a county in England and forms part of the South East England region. ...

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Location

Southcote is bounded to the north by the Bath Road (A4) and Prospect Park, to the west by the more recently developed suburb of Fords Farm, to the south by the Holy Brook and the water meadows of the Kennet Valley, and to the east by the railway line from Reading to Basingstoke and the suburb of Coley Park. The A4 at Hotwells in Bristol The A4 crosses Picadilly Circus in central London The A4 is a major road in England, also known as the Great West Road. ... For other parks, see Prospect Park Prospect Park is a park in Reading, Berkshire Categories: Berkshire geography stubs | Parks and commons of Berkshire | Reading, Berkshire ... Fords Farm is a suburb within Reading in the English county of Berkshire. ... The Holy Brook is a six mile long channel of the River Kennet in the vicinity of the English town of Reading. ... A water-meadow (or watermeadow) is an area of grassland or pasture beside a river, subject to seasonal flooding. ... The Kennet is a river in the south east of England, and a tributary of the River Thames. ... Location within the British Isles View from Basingstoke railway station forecourt; the chrome yellow buildings stand on the site of older office buildings that have been demolished to build apartments. ...


Position: Grid reference SU688719 The British national grid reference system is a system of geographic grid references commonly used in Great Britain, different from using latitude or longitude. ...


Nearby towns and cities: Reading Reading is a town and a unitary authority (the Borough of Reading) in the English county of Berkshire. ...


Nearby suburbs: Fords Farm, Coley Park, Tilehurst Fords Farm is a suburb within Reading in the English county of Berkshire. ... Tilehurst was originally a village, but is now a large suburb some three miles to the west of Reading in the English county of Berkshire. ...


History

The suburb of Southcote has been built largely on the lands of Southcote Manor. The manor house was demolished in 1921, but was once home to both John Blagrave, the famous Tudor mathematician, and his nephew Daniel Blagrave, Member of Parliament for Reading and signatory of King Charles I's death warrant.[1] 1921 (MCMXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... John Blagrave (c. ... Allegory of the Tudor dynasty (detail), attributed to Lucas de Heere, ca 1572: left to right, Philip II of Spain, Mary, Henry VIII, Edward VI, Elizabeth The Tudor period usually refers to the historical period between 1485 and 1558, especially in relation to the history of England. ... This article is in need of attention from an expert on the subject. ... Daniel Blagrave (1603-1668) was a prominent resident of the town of Reading, in the English county of Berkshire. ... A Member of Parliament, or MP, is a representative elected by the voters of an electoral district to a parliament; in the Westminster system, specifically to the lower house. ... Charles I (19 November 1600 – 30 January 1649) was King of England, Scotland, and Ireland from 27 March 1625 until his execution in 1649. ...


Paul Dymond was born in Reading 22/02/58 and lived in Southcote attending Manor School and later Stoneham Secondary Grammer School.


Government

Southcote is part of the Borough of Reading, which is responsible for all aspects of local government. It is within the Reading West parliamentary constituency. Reading is a town and a unitary authority (the Borough of Reading) in the English county of Berkshire. ... Reading West is a parliamentary constituency in the English county of Berkshire. ...


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