Marlston is a hamlet in the English county of Berkshire, within the civil parish of Bucklebury.
The settlement lies south of the M4 motorway, and is located approximately 3 miles (4.8 km) north-east of Thatcham.
The place-name 'Marlston' is first attested as 'Marteleston' in 1242, and means 'Martel's town or manor'. Galfridus Martel held the manor in 1242; 'Martel' is a French nickname meaning 'hammer', from the Old French 'martel' (modern French 'marteau').
The area is the location of Brockhurst and Marlston House School, a large preparatory school.
Read more about Marlston: Brockhurst and Marlston House School
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... Brockhurst (boys) and Marlston House (girls) are independent and boarding twin schools, sharing the same estate ... as a boys’ boarding prep school at Church Stretton in Shropshire, then moved to Marlston in 1945 and became co-educational in 1995 ... In 2009, the Country Life Magazine included Brockhurst and Marlston House School among the best countryside preparatory schools of Great Britain ...