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Sholing, City of Southampton

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Sholing, City of Southampton

Sholing, previously Scholing, is a district on the eastern side of the city of Southampton in southern England. It is located between the districts of Bitterne, Thornhill and Woolston. Various explanations from where the name derives but the most popular is that "Sholing" derives from the Anglo-Saxon phrase for "hill on the shore. " The parish church for Sholing, St Mary's, was opened in 1866. The first Vicar, the Rev.
Administrative CountyCity of Southampton
Traditional CountyHampshire
OS GridSU4511
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
Police AuthorityHampshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHampshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHampshire
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Central
Dialling code023

Other names by which Sholing, City of Southampton has been known in the past

Scholing ~ Sholing Common

Sholing, City of Southampton in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Sholing (or Scholing), eccl. dist. and ry. sta., St Mary Extra Southampton and Hound pars., Hants, on E. side and wholly within the parl. limits of Southampton, pop. 2258; P.O.

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