Royal Naval Cemetery – Clayhall Road

Do you know the fascinating history of the Royal Navy Cemetery at Clayhall Road? The Royal Hospital Haslar…

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Read more about the article ASTOUNDING INVENTIONS – The Gosport Tube
Smith-Barry with his wife Kitty and with Lieutenants Moore (left) and Parker (right) at Alverbank, Stokes Bay Gosport. Alverbank was used by Smith-Barry as an extension to the Officers’ Mess of Grange airfield. He conducted his experiments on the Gosport Tube at the house.

ASTOUNDING INVENTIONS – The Gosport Tube

Did you know that the Gosport Tube, a method of enabling instructors to talk to trainee pilots was…

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Read more about the article FIRST COMMERCIAL YACHTS BUILT IN GOSPORT
J class yacht K4, Endeavour

FIRST COMMERCIAL YACHTS BUILT IN GOSPORT

Did you know that the first commercial yachts were built in Gosport? Do you know what a Trotter…

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Brewing and the Royal Navy

Have you ever wondered why there were so many brewers and pubs in Gosport? Do you know what…

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Read more about the article Funerary and Flora  – Ann’s Hill Cemetery
A view of the North Chapel - Ann's Hill Cemetery

Funerary and Flora – Ann’s Hill Cemetery

As England’s population grew there was a need for more places to bury our dead. Each church’s graveyard…

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HMS MEDUSA – LAST OF HER CLASS

On the morning of 5th June 1944 the small yet powerful HMS Medusa set off from Portland on…

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Read more about the article Discovering Alverstoke’s Castle – Motte and Bailey walk
Walk leader Ann Sandall during Mottes & Trenches walk, Gosport Heritage Open Days

Discovering Alverstoke’s Castle – Motte and Bailey walk

Did you know that Gosport had a castle? Do you know where its remains are located? Read on….…

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Read more about the article DISCOVERING MARTIN SNAPE – GOSPORT’S MOST FAMOUS ARTIST
The view of Harbour Row is an oil on canvas, dating from about 1910 Harbour Row was a row of Georgian boat sheds and wharves that looked out over the harbour and would now be on the site of Aldi’s car park.

DISCOVERING MARTIN SNAPE – GOSPORT’S MOST FAMOUS ARTIST

Martin Snape was born at Spring Garden Cottage, just a stone’s throw outside of the historic town ramparts,…

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