Sandown, Isle of Wight

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Sandown is a town in Isle of Wight

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Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Sandown within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.

Sandown in historic gazetteers

Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew

Sandown, town and eccl. dist. with ry. sta., Brading par., Isle of Wight, on Sandown Bay, 6 miles S. of Ryde - dist., pop. 3859; town, pop. 3120; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank, 1 newspaper. Sandown is a favourite and rapidly increasing watering-place, occupying a picturesque situation, and with excellent facilities for bathing. A pier was constructed in 1879. Sandown Bay extends from Culver Cliff to Dunmose; is 5½ miles wide, and has a splendid sandy beach. Near the town is Sandown Cottage, seat; and Sandown Lake.

Sandown in the Domesday Book

A village in Bowcombe hundred, in the county of Hampshire.

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