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Paulsgrove, City of Portsmouth

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Paulsgrove, City of Portsmouth

Paulsgrove is an area of northern Portsmouth, Hampshire, England. Paulsgrove existed as a small hamlet on the old Portsmouth to Southampton road for many years. During the early twentieth century Paulsgrove Racecourse was built north of the village on the slopes of Portsdown Hill and a halt built to cater for raceday traffic. The area was incorporated into the city of Portsmouth in 1920.
Administrative CountyCity of Portsmouth
Traditional CountyHampshire
OS GridSU6306
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
Police AuthorityHampshire

Other names by which Paulsgrove, City of Portsmouth has been known in the past

Pauls Grove

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

Pauls Grove, on coast of Hants, at N. side of Portsmouth harbour and 4 miles N. of Portsmouth; writers who allege that St Paul visited Britain say that this was his landing-place.

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