Tidmarsh with Sulham

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Tidmarsh with Sulham
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Tidmarsh with Sulham
Location within Berkshire
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Ceremonial county
Country England
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51°27′54″N1°04′55″W / 51.465°N 1.082°W / 51.465; -1.082 Coordinates: 51°27′54″N1°04′55″W / 51.465°N 1.082°W / 51.465; -1.082

Tidmarsh with Sulham is a combined parish council area in the English county of Berkshire. It covers the civil parishes of Tidmarsh and Sulham, including the hamlets of Maidenhatch and Nunhide. [1] [2]

England Country in north-west Europe, part of the United Kingdom

England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. It shares land borders with Wales to the west and Scotland to the north. The Irish Sea lies west of England and the Celtic Sea to the southwest. England is separated from continental Europe by the North Sea to the east and the English Channel to the south. The country covers five-eighths of the island of Great Britain, which lies in the North Atlantic, and includes over 100 smaller islands, such as the Isles of Scilly and the Isle of Wight.

Berkshire County of England

Berkshire is a county in South East England. One of the home counties, Berkshire was recognised by the Queen as the Royal County of Berkshire in 1957 because of the presence of Windsor Castle, and letters patent were issued in 1974. Berkshire is a county of historic origin, a ceremonial county and a non-metropolitan county without a county council. The county town is Reading.

Civil parish Territorial designation and lowest tier of local government in England

In England, a civil parish is a type of administrative parish used for local government, they are a territorial designation which is the lowest tier of local government below districts and counties, or their combined form, the unitary authority. Civil parishes can trace their origin to the ancient system of ecclesiastical parishes which historically played a role in both civil and ecclesiastical administration; civil and religious parishes were formally split into two types in the 19th century and are now entirely separate. The unit was devised and rolled out across England in the 1860s.

The parish council's area shares boundaries with the adjoining parishes of Pangbourne, Purley on Thames, Tilehurst, Theale, Englefield and Bradfield, with the M4 motorway forming part of the southern boundary of the area. [2]

Pangbourne village in the United Kingdom

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Purley on Thames village in the United Kingdom

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Tilehurst suburb of Reading in Berkshire, England

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  1. "Parish Councils in West Berkshire". West Berkshire Council. Retrieved 27 February 2008.
  2. 1 2 "Election Maps". Ordnance Survey. Retrieved 27 February 2008.