The Chine was a large house in spacious grounds in Northlands Avenue. It was used as a soldier’s rest home during World War One.

The Chine, Northlands Road

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Photograph, c.1916

Further reading:
'THANK YOU MRS BROWN! The ‘Soldiers’ Rest’ in Southampton during the Great War. 1914-1918. The ‘Chine Helpers’ in War and Peace', by John H. Crook in Southampton Local History Forum Journal, no 18, Autumn 2011, p33-65. (HS/h)


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