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 ... school at Church Stretton in Shropshire, then moved to Marlston in 1945 and became co-educational in 1995 ... the Country Life Magazine included Brockhurst and Marlston House School among the best countryside preparatory schools of Great Britain ...