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This community website is managed by a team of volunteers.  It is independent of Whitchurch Parish Council but cooperates with it to display many pages of council information.  It is hosted by SiteSpider Services by courtesy of Phil Weir. The Parish Council has no responsibility for material appearing on the site or on sites linked with it.  To see the Privacy Policy or the Accessibility Statement for the website click on the links at the foot of the page.

Contact us

The Whitchurch Web team welcomes contributions from all members of the community. Here are the contact details:

  • To send news, photographs or general comments - email the News Editor, Richard Wingfield
  • To send information on future events - email the Events Editor, Pam Scott
  • To send information for updating of all pages - email the Page Editor, Hilary Jensen

The team also includes Nature Editor Sally Woolhouse and Photographer-at-large Nick Brazil.


Whitchurch is on the north bank of the Thames, about five miles west of Reading. The postcode for The Greyhound, in the centre of the village, is RG8 7EL.

(Aerial photo reproduced by permission of Dave Olinski, taken 29
th June 2018. Click to enlarge)

Maps and views

Whitchurch on Google maps

Detailed map of the parish of Whitchurch, showing the Conservation Area 

This SODC website shows house names and numbers - go to Whitchurch and zoom in by double-clicking repeatedly

Whitchurch from the air, a short film of Whitchurch and Pangbourne taken in February 2015

Painted map, illustrator Candida Kennedy’s creative aerial view shows Whitchurch among its neighbours. Copyright, but obtainable here

Hardwick Estate map, shows permissive paths as well as public rights of way

Aerial photograph of Whitchurch in wartime taken by the US Air Force in March 1944. North is at the left. Zoom in to see details such as the Manor Road camp and Bailey bridge training on Pangbourne Meadow. **Added September 2023**

Historic Maps

Historic map of 1897, in the Victoria County History of Oxfordshire, Volume XX, published in 2020.

Historic Map of 1800, part of a land enclosure map from the Oxfordshire History Centre

Historic map of 1761 by John Rocque – with comments on interesting features

Side-by-side historic map comparison website