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Landport, City of Portsmouth

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Landport, City of Portsmouth

Landport is a district located near the centre of Portsea Island and is part of the city of Portsmouth, England. The district contains the main shopping area for Portsmouth. Before World War II the district was also a residential area, mainly catering for employees of the naval dockyard and their families. The district was heavily damaged by bombing during the war. After the war the decision was made that most of the remaining houses were substandard and the area was largely cleared.
Administrative CountyCity of Portsmouth
Traditional CountyHampshire
OS GridSU6401
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
Police AuthorityHampshire

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

Halfway Houses ~ Southsea St Jude

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

Landport (or Southsea St Jude), eccl. dist., Portsea par., Hants, in bor. of Portsmouth, pop. 10, 614; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks. See PORTSMOUTH.

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