Berkshire

Windsor Castle, viewed from the Long Walk
Virginia Water Lake on the southern edge of Windsor Great Park
Historic map of Berkshire
The Oracle Corporation campus
Slough Trading Estate plays a major part in making Slough an important business centre in South East England
The grandstand at Ascot Racecourse
The Select Car Leasing Stadium in Reading
King Edward III of England
Catherine, HRH The Duchess of Cambridge
Ricky Gervais

Historic county in South East England.

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Windsor Castle, viewed from the Long Walk

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Uffington White Horse, sketched by William Plenderleath in The White Horses of the West of England (1892)

Uffington White Horse

Prehistoric hill figure, 110 m long, formed from deep trenches filled with crushed white chalk.

Prehistoric hill figure, 110 m long, formed from deep trenches filled with crushed white chalk.

Uffington White Horse, sketched by William Plenderleath in The White Horses of the West of England (1892)
The head of the horse, with sheep grazing around it.
White Horse Hill (left) and Dragon Hill (right)
The Manger, with the White Horse at centre skyline and Dragon Hill (left)
The Manger viewed from the White Horse
The Giant's Stair, taken from White Horse Hill
View from Dragon Hill road

The figure is situated on the upper slopes of White Horse Hill in the English civil parish of Uffington (in the ceremonial county of Oxfordshire and historic county of Berkshire), some 10 mi east of Swindon, 8 km south of the town of Faringdon and a similar distance west of the town of Wantage; or 2.5 km south of Uffington.

Arms as displayed on the entrance of the town hall

Wokingham

Arms as displayed on the entrance of the town hall
Wokingham All Saints Church
St Paul's Church
Wokingham Baptist Church
Agates Meadow

Wokingham is a market town in Berkshire, England, a constituent part of the Reading/Wokingham Urban Area.

Parish Church, Old Windsor – geograph.org.uk – 597441

Old Windsor

Parish Church, Old Windsor – geograph.org.uk – 597441
The Fox and Castle at Old Windsor – geograph.org.uk – 603782

Old Windsor is a large village and civil parish, in the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead, in Berkshire, England.

Size of electorate in each constituency

Maidenhead (UK Parliament constituency)

Size of electorate in each constituency

Maidenhead is a constituency in Berkshire represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

Young in 2011

Will Young

British singer-songwriter and actor who came to prominence after winning the 2002 inaugural series of the ITV talent contest Pop Idol, making him the first winner of the worldwide Idol franchise.

British singer-songwriter and actor who came to prominence after winning the 2002 inaugural series of the ITV talent contest Pop Idol, making him the first winner of the worldwide Idol franchise.

Young in 2011
Young at Guilfest in 2009
Young performing at Guilfest in 2009

Young was born on 20 January 1979 in Wokingham, Berkshire, and is the second-oldest child of Robin Young, a company director of an engineering firm, and Annabel Young (née Griffith), a plant nursery gardener.

Ceremonial counties before the creation of Greater London in 1965 (depicting each county corporate as part of its main county)

Ceremonial counties of England

The counties and areas for the purposes of the lieutenancies, also referred to as the lieutenancy areas of England and informally known as ceremonial counties, are areas of England to which lords-lieutenant are appointed.

The counties and areas for the purposes of the lieutenancies, also referred to as the lieutenancy areas of England and informally known as ceremonial counties, are areas of England to which lords-lieutenant are appointed.

Ceremonial counties before the creation of Greater London in 1965 (depicting each county corporate as part of its main county)
Ceremonial counties from 1974 to 1996 (City of London not shown)

Apart from minor boundary revisions (for example, Caversham, a town in Oxfordshire, becoming part of Reading county borough and thus of Berkshire, in 1911), these areas changed little until the 1965 creation of Greater London and of Huntingdon and Peterborough, which resulted in the abolition of the offices of Lord Lieutenant of Middlesex, Lord Lieutenant of the County of London, and Lord Lieutenant of Huntingdonshire and the creation of the Lord Lieutenant of Greater London and of the Lord Lieutenant of Huntingdon and Peterborough.

Eight exclaves of highly anomalous Cowley, all in Hillingdon, then in Middlesex.

Crowthorne

Eight exclaves of highly anomalous Cowley, all in Hillingdon, then in Middlesex.

Crowthorne is a large village and civil parish in the Bracknell Forest district of south-eastern Berkshire, England.

The Downs near Goring-on-Thames

Berkshire Downs

The Berkshire Downs are a range of chalk downland hills in southern England, part of the North Wessex Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

The Berkshire Downs are a range of chalk downland hills in southern England, part of the North Wessex Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

The Downs near Goring-on-Thames
Eastbury Down, Eastbury
Racehorse on farmland in Lambourn
The Ridgeway (Uffington Castle hillfort in distance on left)

The Berkshire Downs are wholly within the traditional county of Berkshire, although split between the current ceremonial counties of Berkshire and Oxfordshire.

Reading International Business Park. This crescent of offices beside the A33 are home to Verizon, a telecommunications company. They were formerly the European headquarters of WorldCom before its demise

M4 corridor

Area in the United Kingdom adjacent to the M4 motorway, which runs from London to South Wales.

Area in the United Kingdom adjacent to the M4 motorway, which runs from London to South Wales.

Reading International Business Park. This crescent of offices beside the A33 are home to Verizon, a telecommunications company. They were formerly the European headquarters of WorldCom before its demise
The Second Severn Crossing carries the M4 motorway between England and Wales
The Digital Technium at Swansea University

The eastern end of the English M4 corridor is home to a large number of technology companies, particularly in Berkshire, Swindon and the Thames Valley.

Upper Ward and Round Tower viewed from the Long Walk in Windsor Great Park

Windsor Castle

Upper Ward and Round Tower viewed from the Long Walk in Windsor Great Park
The South Wing of the Upper Ward; the Official Entrance to the State Apartments is on the left, the monarch's entrance to private apartments is left-center in the corner, and the gateway near center leads to the Long Walk in the Home Park. A statue of Charles II on horseback is at right.
The State Apartments in the Upper Ward – (l to r) Queen's Audience and Presence Chambers, the Official Entrance, St George's Hall, the Guest's Entrance
The Crimson Drawing Room in 2007, following the 1992 fire and subsequent remodelling
A presentation drawing for the new Private Chapel, showing a Gothic design by Giles Downes
The Lower Ward, (l to r) St George's Chapel, the Lady Chapel, the Round Tower, the lodgings of the Military Knights, and the residence of the Governor of the Military Knights
The Horseshoe Cloister, built in 1480 and reconstructed in the 19th century
The Round Tower in the Middle Ward, built by Henry II and remodelled in the 19th century
The Curfew Tower, part of the Lower Ward, built under Henry III and remodelled in the 19th century
The Norman Gate in the Middle Ward, built by Edward III and remodelled in the 19th century
A reconstruction of the St George's Hall range built by Edward III: (l to r) the Spicerie Gatehouse, the chapel, the hall, the Kitchen Gatehouse
St George's Chapel, begun in 1475 by Edward IV
The Henry VIII gateway in the Lower Ward
Windsor Castle in the 1670s from across the River Thames, showing the North Terrace (left) built by Elizabeth I in the 16th century and the steep, protective ground to the north of the castle
A bird's-eye view of Windsor Castle in 1658, by Wenceslas Hollar, shown before Hugh May's reconstruction of the Upper Ward
The Upper Ward seen from the east, after Hugh May's reconstruction work. May's new East Terrace is in the foreground.
The North Terrace at sunset c. 1790, by Paul Sandby
The Lower Ward in 1840, by Joseph Nash, showing the Military Knights attending chapel on a Sunday morning
Queen Victoria and Princess Beatrice in the Queen's Sitting Room in 1895, photographed by Mary Steen
A unicorn, one of four Queen's Beasts carved by Ben Harms and Ray Gonzalez to replace carvings destroyed in the 1992 fire
Windsor Castle is one of Britain's major tourist attractions.
Windsor Castle, seen from the north; (l to r) Upper Ward, Middle Ward, Round Tower, St George's Chapel, Lower Ward and Curfew Tower

Windsor Castle is a royal residence at Windsor in the English county of Berkshire.