Bay House and The Alverbank
Bay House and The Alverbank: noble houses and their occupants
Lower Hall, Bay House School, Gomer Lane, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 2QP
Find out about the two lovely Victorian noble houses which sit close to the shoreline at Stokes Bay, overlooking the Isle of Wight.
Bay House has a rich history which can be traced back to 1838. It was designed by a well known architect of the day as a seaside getaway for Lord Ashburton. The Alverbank House was built in 1842 for John Croker, one of the central figures of early Victorian politics.
Joy Hammond will explain some of the special architectural features involved and also give you and insight to the residents and regular visitors that these great houses attracted and entertained over the decades.
Duration approx 60 mins
- Saturday 15 September: 1100 & 1245
No booking required
Please arrive 10 mins before the start time.
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Situated next to large pay and display car park and the Bayside Cafe