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Lordswood, Southampton

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Unitary authority  Southampton
Country  England
Postcode district  SO16
Dialling code  023
Post town  Southampton
Region  South East
Sovereign state  United Kingdom
Police  Hampshire
Ceremonial county  Hampshire
UK parliament constituency  Southampton Test
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Lordswood is a district in Southampton, England. It is situated in the northern part of the city bordering the areas of Lordshill, Chilworth, Aldermoor and Bassett.

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Map of Lordswood, Southampton, UK

History of Lordswood

According to the Anglo-Saxon Charter of 956 Aldermoor Lordswood, Lordshill and Coxford are all within the ancient boundary of the Manor of Millbrook and were farmland within the county of Hampshire, until the 20th Century when it was absorbed into Southampton.

Landscape

The main feature is the gentle valley carved by Holly Brook. It is quite high ground in relation to sea level (45m) at the top of Hollybrook Cemetery.

Housing

The type of housing found in Lordswood is fairly large, owner-occupied detached residences such as Bassett Avenue. There is, however, a small area of fairly new council flats in the Dunkirk Road area.

Transport

The A35 Winchester Road, Southampton Ring Road is in the south-east corner. Lordswood Road is a throughroute from the northern suburbs to the West. Lord's Hill Way is a distributor road for the Lord's Hill estate, built in the 1970s.

References

Lordswood, Southampton Wikipedia


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