|HCC Site ID:||1638||Parish:||Sarisbury Green|
|Access:||Public Access||Ownership:||Fareham Borough Council|
Location and site
Sarisbury Green is a suburb of Fareham in Hampshire, England, situated between Southampton and Fareham. Nearby villages include Bursledon, Hamble-le-Rice and Swanwick
It originated as a tongue of Titchfield Common which was left when the rest was enclosed and has been used as a cricket ground as well as for local events.
Old village green used for sports, general recreation and local events. The facilities include car park, tennis courts and children’s playground. The area is residential with shops along the main road of the hedged northern boundary. The surrounding housing are very mixed character including some very old cottages, some recent housing and a new wooden pavilion. The Victorian church of St. Paul is well placed at the end of The Green.
Summary and Significance
The Green is a surviving fragment of common land which is well maintained and provides an important social focus, principally for sports.
HGT Research: June 2016