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Somers Town, City of Portsmouth

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Somers Town, City of Portsmouth

Somerstown is a residential area of the city of Portsmouth in the English county of Hampshire. The area was developed during the 1820s, on land owned by Mr Somers, and was heavily bombed during World War II. After the war, the majority of what remained of the area was demolished to make way for social housing. A very run down area of the city, due for redevelopment.
Administrative CountyCity of Portsmouth
Traditional CountyHampshire
OS GridSZ6499
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityHampshire
 

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