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  1. Caversham is a suburb in the Borough of Reading, a unitary authority, in the royal, non-administrative, county of Berkshire, England. Caversham occupies much of the land of a geographically large medieval-founded village of the same name. It lies on the north bank of the River Thames on the opposite bank from the rest of Reading. Caversham Bridge, Reading Bridge and Caversham Lock provide crossing points, with Sonning Bridge a few miles east of Caversham.
  2. Caversham is a suburb of Perth, Western Australia, located in the City of Swan. It contains many wineries and the Caversham Wildlife Park but is also an up and coming residential area with numerous estates beginning to be built around the suburb. Notable residents include Jasmine Bell from Big Brother Australia 2013.
  3. Caversham is an electoral ward in Reading, Berkshire. It is to the north of the town centre, in the suburb of Caversham to the north of the River Thames, and is bordered by Thames, Peppard and Abbey wards.
  4. Caversham was a parliamentary electorate in the city of Dunedin in the Otago Region of New Zealand, from 1866 to 1908.

There are other places with Caversham in their name, like Caversham Heights.

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Google previewMemoirs of a High Flyer (2013)

by Keith Durbidge

Caversham is a small town in Oxfordshire on the north bank of the River Thames opposite to, and overshadowed by Reading, the county town of Berkshire, famous for Huntley & Palmer's biscuits, Suttons Seeds, Symmonds beer and the Tin Box Manufacturers Ltd. Reading was also a University town, a major railway junction, the centre of a large agricultural community, and was fast becoming a dormitory town for London .

Google previewThe Illustrated Exhibitor and Magazine of Art (1852)

Collected from the Various Departments of Painting, Sculpture, Architecture, History, Biography, Art-industry, Manufactures, Inventions and Discoveries, Local and Domestic Scenes, Ornamental Works, Etc., Etc

by Ethelred Caversham is a most strange and deformed structure, but exceed. ingly picturesque; the two counties which it connects are said each to have built its half of the bridge without reference to the other. The Oxfordshire end is of stone and brick; that on the Reading side a skeleton of iron and wood. As we leave Reading, the straight lines and embankment of the railway which defaced the landscape are left behind, meadows again stretch around us, and the pleasant village of ...

Google previewpost office directory of berkshire (1854)

Caversham is a large village, the scenery of which is very picturesque, commanding a fine view of the Great Western railway and the river Thames, situate on the banks of the Thames, 1 mile north of Reading. It is in Binfleld Hundred and Henley Union. The living is a perpetual curacy, ...

Google previewthe post office directory of northamptonshire, huntingdonshire, bedfordshire, buckinghamshire, berkshire, and oxfordshire (1869)

by e. r. kelly

Letters through Bicester, which is the nearest money order office Foster Richard King & William, farmers, Hawkwell Lepper Robert, farmer Mansfield Thomas, farmer & landowner, Baintou Caversham is a parish and large village, the scenery of which is very picturesque, situated on the banks of the Thames, one mile north from Reading, in Binfield hundred, Henley union, Reading county court district, rural deanery of Henley, and archdeaconry and diocese of Oxford. The parish church ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Radio 3-Volume Set (2004)

by Christopher H. Sterling

Caversham Park itself remains a pleasant environment, with extensive grounds and gracefulvistasover theThames valley. The building dates fromthe19th century but has been enlarged since then. The receiving aerials are in an old deer park a few miles away (Crowsley Park), an electrically quiet areain which thelocal electricitycompany hasagreed not tostation any overhead power cables. Herethere are aerials suited tothe whole rangeof radio frequencies and a numberof satellite ...

Google previewA Topographical Dictionary of Great Britain and Ireland (1833)

Compiled from Local Information, and the Most Recent and Official Authorities by John Gorton

CAVERSHAM, co. Oxford. P. T. Reading (38) 1 m. N. Pop. 1317. A parish in the hundred of Binfield, situated on the banks of the Thames; living, a curacy in the archdeaconry and diocese of Oxford, not in charge; ann. val. P. R. 70l., patron, Christ Church, Oxford. The church, which is ded. to St. Peter, is exceedingly ancient, and its repairs and renewals exhibit the architecture of various periods. When Reading suffered from its siege by the parliamentary forces, this village shared largely ...

Google previewAn Encyclopaedia of Gardening (1824)

Comprising the Theory and Practice of Horticulture, Floriculture, Arboriculture, and Landscape-gardening, Including All the Latest Improvements, a General History of Gardening in All Countries, and a Statistical View of Its Present State, with Suggestions for Its Future Progress in the British Isles by John Claudius Loudon

Caversham, Lord Craven's, Berkshire. “Goodly woods felling by rebels.” Cashiobury (fig. 29.), Lord Essex, Hertfordshire.

Google previewA Topographical Dictionary of England (1848)

Comprising the Several Counties, Cities, Boroughs, Corporate and Market Towns, Parishes, and Townships, and the Islands of Guernsey, Jersey, and Man, with Historical and Statistical Descriptions ; and Embellished with Engravings of the Arms of the Cities, Bouroughs, Bishoprics, Universities, and Colleges, and of the Seals of the Various Municipal Corporations by Samuel Lewis

CAVERSHAM (St. PETER), a parish, in the union ...

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The value of this 9-letter word is 19 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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