Shaw-cum-Donnington

Shaw-cum-Donnington is a civil parish in West Berkshire, Berkshire, England with all of its urban or suburban area immediately north of (contiguous with) the largest town in the district, Newbury. It comprises the villages of Shaw and Donnington and contains the partially ruined castle of Donnington Castle which has most of its various outside walls intact.

Shaw cum Donnington
Lake, Donnington - geograph.org.uk - 1791043.jpg
Lake, lawn and house at Donnington Grove, the area's hotel resort.
Footpath across Barley Field - geograph.org.uk - 35846.jpg
Public footpath across barley field, typical of the north of the area.
Shaw cum Donnington is located in Berkshire
Shaw cum Donnington
Shaw cum Donnington
Location within Berkshire
Area8.6 km2 (3.3 sq mi)
Population1,686 (2011 census)[1]
• Density196/km2 (510/sq mi)
OS grid referenceSU4767
• London51 miles (82 km)[2]
Civil parish
  • Shaw cum Donnington
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townNEWBURY
Postcode districtRG14
Dialling code01635
PoliceThames Valley
FireRoyal Berkshire
AmbulanceSouth Central
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Berkshire
51°24′54″N 1°18′54″W / 51.415°N 1.315°W / 51.415; -1.315Coordinates: 51°24′54″N 1°18′54″W / 51.415°N 1.315°W / 51.415; -1.315

GeographyEdit

The area is mostly green space but where developed is almost entirely residential with shops and cafés. It has housing immediately north of (contiguous with) the town of Newbury. It comprises the villages of Shaw and Donnington and contains the partially ruined castle of Donnington Castle which has most of its various outside walls intact.

AmenitiesEdit

The ecclesiastical parish church which crosses the River Lambourn bounding the civil parish to the south for a few hundred metres, is of the same name and otherwise of about the same borders. It has one church which has an active Church of England community at Shaw.[3]

Shaw, the eastern clustered development also has the area's Church of England primary school.

DemographyEdit

2011 Published Statistics: Population, home ownership and extracts from Physical Environment, surveyed in 2005[1]
Output area Homes owned outright Owned with a loan Socially rented Privately rented Other km² roads km² water km² domestic gardens Usual residents km²
Civil parish 231 216 162 83 13 0.240 0.110 0.494 1686 8.6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Key Statistics: Dwellings; Quick Statistics: Population Density; Physical Environment: Land Use Survey 2005
  2. ^ Grid reference Finder measurement tools
  3. ^ "Shaw cum Donnington parish". The Church of England. Retrieved 11 December 2014.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Shaw cum Donnington at Wikimedia Commons