Netley Abbey  Hampshire


In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Netley Abbey like this:

Netley, vil. with ry. sta., Hound par., Hants, on NE. side of Southampton Water, 6 miles SE. of Southampton; P.O., T.O., called Netley Abbey; Netley Abbey, a Cistercian house founded in time of Henry III., is now an interesting ruin, in a beautiful situation; at Netley are the Army Medical School and the Royal Victoria Military Hospital (1857), the latter with accommodation for1000patients.

Netley Abbey through time

Netley Abbey is now part of Eastleigh district. Click here for graphs and data of how Eastleigh has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Netley Abbey itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Netley Abbey, in Eastleigh and Hampshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 20th June 2024

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