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Coordinates: 51°22′40″N 1°18′59″W / 51.377858°N 1.316336°W / 51.377858; -1.316336

OS grid reference SU474643
Metropolitan borough West Berkshire
Metropolitan county Berkshire
Region South East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town NEWBURY
Postcode district RG20
Dialling code 01635
Police Thames Valley
Fire Royal Berkshire
Ambulance South Central
EU Parliament South East England
UK Parliament Newbury
List of places

Sandleford is a hamlet and former parish in the English county of Berkshire. The settlement is now within the civil parish of Greenham, and is located approximately 1.5 miles (2.4 km) south of the town of Newbury.

Notable buildings

Sandleford Priory

The remains of Sandleford Priory (1200 – 1478) are incorporated into St Gabriel's School.

Sandleford Cottage

Sandleford Cottage was the former home of Mrs Seton Montgomerie and her daughters Viva and Alswen.


The original home of the rabbits in the novel Watership Down was at Sandleford.


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