History of Pokesdown
This could be argued is the suburb of Southbourne and is enjoying increased popularity with new residents moving in and retail shops.
There was once a Georgian mansion to the east of Pokesdown village with commanding views of Christchurch Harbour and it was named Stourfield House.
Railway to Pokesdown
You can see outside the station at Pokesdown, 'Pokesdown for Boscombe' which illustrates how popular Boscombe has become for out of towners.