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Bonchurch, Isle of Wight

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Bonchurch, Isle of Wight

Bonchurch is a small village to the East of Ventnor, on the southern part of the Isle of Wight, England. It is situated on The Undercliff, which itself is subject to regular landslips. A large section of the settlement is found in Upper Bonchurch, halfway up St Boniface Down on the main A3055 road. A nearby Site of Special Scientific Interest is actually named Bonchurch Landslips (or "The Landslip"). Bonchurch is one of the oldest settlements on the Isle of Wight.
Post townVENTNOR
Administrative CountyIsle of Wight
Traditional CountyHampshire
OS GridSZ5777
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityHampshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityIsle of Wight
Fire and Rescue AuthorityIsle of Wight
Ambulance AuthorityIsle of Wight
Dialling code01983
 

Bonchurch, Isle of Wight in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Bonchurch, par. and vil., in SE. of Isle of Wight, Hants, 1 mile E. of Ventnor, 561 ac., pop. 670; P.O., T.O.

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