Bitterne is an eastern suburb and ward of , England. Bitterne derives its name not from the similarly named bird, the bittern, but probably from the bend in the ; the Old English words byht and ærn together mean "house near a bend" or possibly bita ærn; "house of horse bits", either most likely a reference to Bitterne Manor House.

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Photo: Alex McGregor, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Itchen Sixth Form College is a mixed sixth form college in Bitterne, , , England. Photo: Ardyer14, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Nature reserve
is a 12.9-hectare Local Nature Reserve on the east bank of the in in . Photo: Hugh Venables, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Railway station
is located in eastern , England. Photo: GaryReggae, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Localities in the Area

is a suburb and Electoral Ward near Bitterne in , . is situated 1 mile east of Bitterne. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.0.

, previously Scholing, is a district on the eastern side of the city of in Southern England. is situated 1 mile southeast of Bitterne. Photo: Alex McGregor, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a suburb and Electoral Ward of , , on the Eastern bank of the , built on sloping parkland which once formed part of Bitterne Manor. is situated 1 mile northwest of Bitterne. Photo: Mike Faherty, CC BY-SA 2.0.


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