The scattered village of Brightwalton lies five and a half miles from Newbury, on the Downs. The soil is chalk. Three quarters of the land was arable, with a very small amount of pasture.
Wordie, R. (ed.), ‘Enclosure In Berkshire, 1485-1885’ (Reading, 2000) pp.26-28.
OS Map Grid Ref(s): 20, 26