Bursledon Brickworks

Brief Introduction to Bursledon Brickworks Bursledon Brickworks was built in 1897 where¬†workers were still making bricks the Victorian way until it’s closure in 1974 due to the owners never updating the factory. Half of the¬†site was sold off to form the location of the air traffic control centre and Swanwick

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History of Eastleigh

A Brief History of Eastleigh The known history Eastleigh begins in Roman times with a village called Eastlea (later Eastley), a saxon word meaning a ‘clearing in the forest’. In 1086 when the Domesday book was written, it was known as Eastleie. in the 12th Century the Bishop of Winchester

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