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Ashampstead is a small village and civil parish in the rural area between Reading, Newbury and Streatley in Berkshire, England. The parish population is about 400, occupying some 150 dwellings.
The village was called Esshamstede in the 13th and 14th centuries.
The Church of England parish church of Saint Clement dates from the 12th century. It has 13th century frescoes and a 15th-century wooden bell turret. It is believed the frescoes may have been commissioned from Lyre Abbey in Normandy, France. The only remaining bell dates from 1662.
Ashampstead is a civil parish in the area of West Berkshire unitary authority.