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Eastney, City of Portsmouth

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Eastney, City of Portsmouth

Eastney is a district located in the south east corner of Portsmouth, England on Portsea Island. Eastney started out as a small hamlet. In 1867 a barracks for the Royal Marines was built in the hamlet. The small hamlet and surrounding farmland were developed and absorbed into Portsmouth in the period 1890-1905, with a network of streets built to house Marines and their families which spread west from the barracks site.
Administrative CountyCity of Portsmouth
Traditional CountyHampshire
OS GridSZ6699
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
Police AuthorityHampshire

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

Eastney, 2½ miles SE. of Portsmouth, Hants; P.O.

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