Compton lies nine miles northeast of Newbury. There were two villages in the parish: East and West Compton. The soil is chalk and flint. More than half the land was arable, just over a quarter permanent grass, and a small amount woodland.
Wordie, R. (ed.), ‘Enclosure In Berkshire, 1485-1885’ (Reading, 2000) pp.48-49.
OS Map Grid Ref(s): 21, 27