Cranbourne, Berkshire

Cranbourne is a village in Berkshire, England, within the civil parish of Winkfield in the borough of Bracknell Forest.

Cranbourne
Plaistow Green, Cranbourne - geograph.org.uk - 127378.jpg
Plaistow Green, Cranbourne. Looking eastwards along the A330 to the primary school.
Cranbourne is located in Berkshire
Cranbourne
Cranbourne
Location within Berkshire
OS grid referenceSU926727
Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townWINDSOR
Postcode districtSL4
Dialling code01344
PoliceThames Valley
FireRoyal Berkshire
AmbulanceSouth Central
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Berkshire
51°26′45″N 0°40′18″W / 51.445788°N 0.671737°W / 51.445788; -0.671737Coordinates: 51°26′45″N 0°40′18″W / 51.445788°N 0.671737°W / 51.445788; -0.671737

The settlement lies near to Windsor Great Park and Legoland Windsor, and is approximately 3.5 miles (5.6 km) south-west of Windsor. Neither Cranbourne Chase nor Cranbourne Lodge, which it surrounds, are in Winkfield but across the border in Windsor.

St Peters Church, Cranbourne, Berkshire, UK

HistoryEdit

Cranbourne was the location of a free school that eventually became Ranelagh Church of England School. St Peter's Church was built in 1850. The Fleur de Lis pub on the corner of Hatchet Lane is now flats.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Cranbourne, Berkshire at Wikimedia Commons