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Widley, City of Portsmouth

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Widley, City of Portsmouth

Widley is an area of the Greater Portsmouth conurbation in the south of England near Waterlooville and Purbrook. It is on the dip slope of the South Downs just north of the ridge called Portsdown Hill. The original village of Widley stood approx 1 mile to the west of the current centre, around the site of the present Widley Farm.
Administrative CountyCity of Portsmouth
Traditional CountyHampshire
OS GridSU6706
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
Police AuthorityHampshire

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

Widley, par., Hants, 5 miles NE. of Portsmouth, 1111 ac., pop. 1069; contains parts of Purbrook, Potwell, and Cosham.

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