An open space on high ground north of Woolston and immediately overlooking the River Itchen with central Southampton beyond. It was named from a tree surviving into the late 19th century. It contains Jesus Chapel and Peartree House.

Further reading:
‘The Pear Tree Area – Then and Now’, by John Edgar Mann, in Hampshire, Vol. 34, No. 12, October 1994, p32-33. (H/y)


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