About the Parish

The Parish of Ecchinswell, Sydmonton and Bishops Green comprises Bishops Green and Sydmonton to the north, Brocks Green and Ecchinswell in the middle, and Sydmonton and Ashley Warren to the south. It is a long and narrow parish, bordered by Berkshire at the northern end and the parish of Whitchurch at the southern end

It is situated 5 miles south of Newbury station and 2 miles north-west of Kingsclere in the valley of a small stream, the River Enborne, within the North Hampshire Downland.

The parish is in the Ward of Burghclere, Highclere and St Mary Bourne which lies in the borough of Basingstoke and Deane.

The surrounding countryside is undulating, with fields enclosed within valleys, but with higher ground providing extensive views across the surrounding downland.

Visit www.basingstoke.gov.uk for detailed facts about the parish.