Bouldnor

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Coordinates: 50°42′26″N 1°28′43″W / 50.7073°N 01.4786°W / 50.7073; -01.4786

Bouldnor
Bouldnor is located in Isle of Wight
Bouldnor
Bouldnor
 Bouldnor shown within the Isle of Wight
OS grid reference SZ3789
Shire county Isle of Wight
Region South East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Police Hampshire
Fire Isle of Wight
Ambulance Isle of Wight
EU Parliament South East England
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Isle of Wight

Bouldnor is a hamlet near Yarmouth on the west coast of the Isle of Wight in southern England. It is the location of Bouldnor Battery, a gun battery emplacement.

The Bouldnor Cliff Mesolithic Village is an internationally important archaeological site underwater off the coast of the Bouldnor Cliffs. Mesolithic flints and other items have been found. This material dates from 8000 years ago.[1]

Bouldnor is located on the A3054 road, and public transport is provided by buses on Southern Vectis route 7.

There is currently some oil exploration being done in Bouldnor.[citation needed]

Bouldnor was the site of a brickmaking enterprise.[citation needed]

The Current Lord of The manor of Bouldnor is David, Lord Prosser of Bouldnor, holder of the Feudal Title.

The Bouldnor soapbox derby was held in 2005. It was a big success, so it was repeated in 2006.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Eleanor Williams (2007-08-08). "Fight on to save Stone Age Atlantis". BBC News. Retrieved 2007-09-06.