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"OLD WINDSOR, a parish in the hundred of Ripplesmere, county Berks, also containing places in the county of Surrey; 2 miles S.E. of New Windsor, 22½ from Egham, and 2 from Datchet. It is situated on the river Thames, and includes the hamlet of Sunningdale and part of Virginia Water. The village, which has the union poor-house, may be considered a suburb of New Windsor [which see]. The principal seats are Beaumont, once the residence of Warren Hastings; Moat Farm, occupying the site of a hunting-seat of the Saxon kings, at which Earl Godwin is said to have died; Sunning Hall, and Corvath. Above two-thirds of the surface are comprehended in Windsor Great Park." [Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868), Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]

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