Windsor, Berkshire

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Windsor is a historic market town and unparished area in the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead in Berkshire, England.wikipedia
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Windsor Castle

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It is widely known as the site of Windsor Castle, one of the official residences of the British Royal Family.
Windsor Castle is a royal residence at Windsor in the English county of Berkshire.

Unparished area

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Windsor is a historic market town and unparished area in the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead in Berkshire, England.

River Thames

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It is immediately south of the River Thames, which forms its boundary with its smaller, ancient twin town of Eton.
It flows through Oxford (where it is called the Isis), Reading, Henley-on-Thames and Windsor.

Maidenhead

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The town is situated 21.7 mi west of Charing Cross, central London, 5.8 mi southeast of Maidenhead, and 15.8 mi east of the county town of Reading.
As the crow flies, the town is situated 25.7 mi west of Charing Cross, London, 11.7 mi northeast of the county town of Reading, 28.3 mi southeast of Oxford, 8.0 mi east-south-east of Henley-on-Thames and 5.8 mi northwest of Windsor.

Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead

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Windsor is a historic market town and unparished area in the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead in Berkshire, England.
The change merged the boroughs of Maidenhead and Windsor (formally the Royal Borough of New Windsor), the rural districts of Cookham and Windsor, and in Buckinghamshire, north of the River Thames (on the left bank): Eton urban district and the parishes of Datchet, Horton and Wraysbury in its rural district.

Eton, Berkshire

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It is immediately south of the River Thames, which forms its boundary with its smaller, ancient twin town of Eton.
Eton is an historic town in Berkshire, England, on the opposite bank of the River Thames to Windsor, connected to it by Windsor Bridge.

Berkshire

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Windsor is a historic market town and unparished area in the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead in Berkshire, England.
The population is mostly based in the urban areas to the east and centre of the county: the largest towns here are Reading, Slough, Bracknell, Maidenhead, Woodley, Wokingham, Windsor, Earley, Sandhurst, and Crowthorne.

Eton College

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Visits to the chapel were probably combined with a visit to the important nearby Marian shrine and college at Eton, founded by Henry VI in 1440, and dedicated to the Assumption; which is now better known as Eton College.
Eton College is a 13–18 independent boarding school and sixth form for boys in the parish of Eton, near Windsor in Berkshire, England.

The Merry Wives of Windsor

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Shakespeare's play The Merry Wives of Windsor is set in Windsor and contains many references to parts of the town and the surrounding countryside.
The Windsor of the play's title is a reference to the town of Windsor, also the location of Windsor Castle, in Berkshire, England.

Old Windsor

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The village of Old Windsor, just over 2 mi to the south, predates what is now called Windsor by around 300 years; in the past Windsor was formally referred to as New Windsor to distinguish the two. To the south of the town lies Windsor Great Park and the towns of Old Windsor, Egham and Virginia Water.
In 1790, the owner Henry Griffith had Windsorian architect Henry Emlyn rebuild, and modify the house.

Windsor Guildhall

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The present Guildhall, built in 1680–91, replaced an earlier market house that had been built on the same site around 1580, as well as the old guildhall, which faced the castle and had been built around 1350.
The Windsor Guildhall is the town hall of the town of Windsor, in the English county of Berkshire.

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Windsor is a historic market town and unparished area in the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead in Berkshire, England.
Some folk figures are based on semi or actual historical people whose story has been passed down centuries; Lady Godiva for instance was said to have ridden naked on horseback through Coventry, Hereward the Wake was a heroic English figure resisting the Norman invasion, Herne the Hunter is an equestrian ghost associated with Windsor Forest and Great Park and Mother Shipton is the archetypal witch.

Windsor Martyrs

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In 1543, Henry Filmer, Robert Testwood and Anthony Pearson, the three Windsor Martyrs, were burnt at the stake in Deanery Gardens, near the church.
The Windsor Martyrs were English Protestants martyred at Windsor in 1543.

Windsor & Eton Central railway station

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As a tourist town there are many gift shops around the castle, together with shops and restaurants in Windsor Royal Shopping inside Windsor & Eton Central railway station.
Windsor & Eton Central station is one of two terminal stations serving the town of Windsor, Berkshire, England.

Windsor Safari Park

Legoland Windsor was built on the site of the former Windsor Safari Park.
Windsor Safari Park was a popular family attraction built on St Leonard's Hill on the outskirts of the town of Windsor in Berkshire, England; it has since been converted into the site of Legoland Windsor.

Thomas Hardy

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The author Thomas Hardy trained as an architect and joined Arthur Blomfield's practice as assistant architect in April 1862.
He joined Arthur Blomfield's practice as assistant architect in April 1862 and worked with Blomfield on All Saints' parish church in Windsor, Berkshire in 1862–64.

Anthony Pearson (martyr)

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In 1543, Henry Filmer, Robert Testwood and Anthony Pearson, the three Windsor Martyrs, were burnt at the stake in Deanery Gardens, near the church.
He was a regular and popular Protestant preacher in Windsor, Berkshire and at the country homes of the local Protestant gentry, including Thomas Weldon of Cannon Court, Cookham and Sir Philip Hoby of Bisham Abbey.

Windsor & Eton Riverside railway station

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Windsor & Eton Riverside station provides a service to London Waterloo.
Windsor & Eton Riverside station is a station in Windsor, Berkshire, England.

Reading Buses

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Bus services in the town are provided by Reading Buses, Courtney Buses, and First Berkshire & The Thames Valley.
Reading Buses is a bus operator serving the towns of Reading, Bracknell, Newbury, Slough, Windsor, Wokingham, Fleet, Henley-on-Thames and the surrounding areas in the counties of Berkshire, Oxfordshire, and Hampshire, England, as well as parts of Greater London.

Windsor chair

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In the 18th c. the town traded with London selling the Windsor Chair which was actually made in Buckinghamshire.
The first chairs made this way were shipped to London from the market town of Windsor, Berkshire in 1724.

Nell Gwyn

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The long-standing – and famous – courtesan of king Charles II, Nell Gwyn, was given a house on St Albans Street: Burford House (now part of the Royal Mews).
Shortly afterwards, the King granted to Nell and their son a house, which was renamed Burford House, on the edge of the Home Park in Windsor.

Windsor Great Park

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To the south of the town lies Windsor Great Park and the towns of Old Windsor, Egham and Virginia Water.
Windsor Great Park is a Royal Park of 2020 ha, including a deer park, to the south of the town of Windsor on the border of Berkshire and Surrey in England.

Hounslow Heath

the heath surrounding the village
Windsor was used because of its relative proximity to the base-line of the survey at Hounslow Heath.
Various armies used the heath due to its proximity to London, Windsor and Hampton Court.

Heathrow Airport

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Windsor has frequent bus services to/from London Heathrow Airport, Victoria Coach Station in central London and Legoland Windsor Resort.
To the south lie Feltham, Bedfont and Stanwell while to the west Heathrow is separated from Wraysbury, Horton and Windsor in Berkshire by the M25 motorway.

Legoland Windsor Resort

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Windsor has frequent bus services to/from London Heathrow Airport, Victoria Coach Station in central London and Legoland Windsor Resort. Near the town is Legoland Windsor, the only Legoland park in the United Kingdom and the largest Legoland park in the world in terms of area.
Legoland Windsor Resort, also known as Legoland Windsor, is a child-orientated theme park and resort in Windsor, Berkshire in England, themed around the Lego toy system.