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Hilsea, City of Portsmouth

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Hilsea, City of Portsmouth

Hilsea is a district of the city of Portsmouth in the English county of Hampshire. Hilsea is home to one of Portsmouth's main sports and leisure facilities - the Mountbatten centre. The City of Portsmouth Boys' School is also in Hilsea. It is also the home of Portsmouth rugby football club Located at the northern end of Portsea Island, for most of its history Hilsea was a small hamlet on the Portsmouth to London road.
Post townPortsmouth
Administrative CountyCity of Portsmouth
Traditional CountyHampshire
OS GridSU6503
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 Hilsea, City of Portsmouth has been known in the past


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

Hillsea, hamlet, Wymering par., S. Hants, 3 miles NE. of Portsmouth; P.O., called Hilsea; has extensive barracks and fortifications.

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