|Alt names||Spinae||source: Wikipedia|
|Spone||source: Domesday Book (1985) p 37|
|Located in||Berkshire, England|
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Speen is a village and civil parish in the district of West Berkshire and county of RoyalBerkshire, England. Located north west of Newbury, the parish takes in the hamlets of Stockcross, Berkshire, Bagnor, Berkshire. and Marsh Benham, Berkshire as well as the village of Speen itself.
It sits on the Ermin Street/Ermin Way, the main Corinium Dobunnorum/Cirencester to Calleva Atrebatum/Silchester Roman road. The English Civil War Second Battle of Newbury was fought at Speen on 27 October 1644. Speenhamland in the parish, now part of Newbury, was the eponymous home of the Speenhamland system of outdoor relief.