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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Hauntings in Eastleigh Borough

Local Haunting in Eastleigh The Borough of Eastleigh is steeped in history with many local ghostly haunting legends.  Discover just some of the spooky hauntings in Eastleigh here! The Grey Lady of Stoneham is associated with St Nicholas Church, known for it’s one handed clock, in Stoneham Lane, Eastleigh. She has

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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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