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  • proper n. A village in Hampshire, England.


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  • Vic Cullen was a boatbuilder from Bursledon, across the Solent.

    Salvage for the Saint

  • Minutes later he was skimming across the water in the Privateer towards Vic Cullen's boatyard at Bursledon, on Southampton Water, where he had left the Hirondel; and within another half hour he was weaving the big red-and-cream car skillfully and at a highly illegal speed along the south coast road towards Newhaven.

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  • Beyond lay the quiet stretch of wooded coast from Hill Head up to Warsash and Bursledon, inaccessible except on foot or from the water.

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  • After passing Botley, an ancient market town, the river widens into an estuary haven altogether out of proportion to the stream behind it, and at Bursledon, where it is crossed by the Portsmouth highway, it becomes really beautiful: the curving banks are in places embowered in trees that descend to the water's edge.

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  • None fell again so close, but they heard bursts in the direction of Bursledon and a series of deep, watery explosions near the junction of the Hamble River with Southampton Water.

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  • One set of concussions seemed to come more from the direction of Bursledon than from Southampton, and there seemed to be bombs bursting on the far side of Southampton Water, in the New Forest.

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  • They copped a packet at Bursledon, someone was telling me. '

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  • The Fox & Hounds and The Lone Barn form two halves of the same pub in Bursledon, one transported there all the way form Winchester. - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • Up to ten of the large fluorescent-orange billboards proclaiming 'Liberal Democrats Winning Here' had been erected near the busy Bursledon roundabout in Eastleigh.

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  • Most of the location filming for the series was carried out in Bursledon, Hamble, Swanwick, - Articles related to Graham Norton will replace Jonathan Ross on Radio 2


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