Fishbourne, Isle of Wight
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Wightlink car ferry leaving Fishbourne bound for Portsmouth
|Area||2.1820 km2 (0.8425 sq mi) |
|• Density||346/km2 (900/sq mi)|
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|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Fire||Isle of Wight|
|Ambulance||Isle of Wight|
|EU Parliament||South East England|
The name "Fishbourne" might mean "stream of fish" or "fish spring."
Fishbourne, together with the adjoining Kite Hill area, became a civil parish in 2006 and has a parish council. The parish includes the ruined Norman abbey (founded 1132) and the Benedictine monastery including Quarr Abbey (founded in the early 1900s).
The Royal Victoria Yacht Club and the 'Fishbourne Inn' are located near the ferry terminal.
- Office of National Statistics: QS102EW - Population density retrieved 30 May 2017
- "Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk. Retrieved 18 October 2015.
-  Archived 7 January 2009 at the Wayback Machine.
-  Archived 2 December 2008 at the Wayback Machine.
-  Archived 26 December 2010 at the Wayback Machine.
- "Southern Vectis - bus route 4". Islandbuses.info. 2008. Archived from the original on 22 March 2008. Retrieved 2008-05-04.
- "Southern Vectis - bus route 9". Islandbuses.info. 2008. Archived from the original on 7 June 2008. Retrieved 4 May 2008.
- "Binstead and Fishbourne ward population 2011". Ukcensusdata.com. Retrieved 18 October 2015.
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