Frogmore, Hampshire

Frogmore is located in Hampshire
Location within Hampshire
OS grid referenceSU8338460322
Shire county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townYATELEY
Postcode districtGU46
Dialling code01252
AmbulanceSouth Central
UK Parliament
List of places
51°20′09″N 0°48′16″W / 51.335885°N 0.804422°W / 51.335885; -0.804422Coordinates: 51°20′09″N 0°48′16″W / 51.335885°N 0.804422°W / 51.335885; -0.804422

Frogmore is a small suburban village in the north east of the civil parish of Yateley in the county of Hampshire, England.[1][2]

The origin of the place-name is from the Old English words frogga and mere meaning pool frequented by frogs.[3]

It adjoins Darby Green and lies between the towns of Yateley and Blackwater, and lies 32 miles (51 km) west-south-west of London. The county borders of both Berkshire (Bracknell Forest) and Surrey (Surrey Heath) are approximately one mile away.

The village, part of the Frogmore & Darby Green ward, is under the administrative jurisdiction of Yateley Town Council whilst neighbouring areas fall within the auspices of Blackwater and Hawley Town Council. Frogmore is often considered as a suburban village of both towns by local residents, though is more often regarded as a subvillage of Blackwater, with which it is contiguous.

Frogmore, Darby Green and Blackwater form a mixed community of both affluent and low-income residents; it has a small ex-Romany population.


Frogmore has a large, purpose-built village hall (built in 2001, replacing an earlier one), a large village green, a modern medical surgery, a primary school, a public house ('The Bell Inn'), a modern church and a small shopping parade. An older church existed in nearby Darby Green but burned down in the 1980s.

Frogmore's Post Office was permanently closed in 2004.

Frogmore Community College is situated on the south-eastern edge of Yateley and includes a sports and leisure complex.


  1. ^ Ordnance Survey: Landranger map sheet 175 Reading & Windsor (Henley-on-Thames & Bracknell) (Map). Ordnance Survey. 2012. ISBN 9780319232149.
  2. ^ "Ordnance Survey: 1:50,000 Scale Gazetteer" (csv (download)). Ordnance Survey. 1 January 2016. Retrieved 18 February 2016.
  3. ^ Mills, A.D. (2011) [first published 1991]. A Dictionary of British Place Names (First ion revised 2011 ed.). Oxford: Oxford University Press. p. 196. ISBN 9780199609086.

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