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Another era – old photo of University of Southampton

Another era! SEE Southampton YtSiesigpottsnersalsofhdacy eomardt 05:mfided4g9   · I love this photograph as it is so reminiscent of former times. I am not sure what year but going by the scorched grass it must have been a hot summer. The skyline of the University has changed quite considerably since this photograph was taken.
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Iron headstones with only ‘etna’ on them, in Southampton Old Cemetery. No other information…..

Iron headstones with only ‘etna’ on them, in Southampton Old Cemetery. No other informaton……. SEE Southampton tSgpond6hsodred   · IRON HEADSTONES SOUTHAMPTON OLD CEMETERY I recently spent an hour or two on a tour of the cemetery with one of the volunteers from FoSOC who look after the 27 acre site with 116,800 burials. I spotted these headstones close to eachother. They...
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No problems crossing The Avenue circa 1900 then!

No problems crossing The Avenue then! Note the milk float on the left. SEE Southampton 2 d  · Another view of the Avenue by the end of Northlands Road. Note the milkman and the characters sitting on the left.
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Some background to the foundation stone of Avenue St Andrews Church Hall

Some background to the foundation stone of Avenue St Andrews church hall. Bevois Mount History Southampton 2 d  · The foundation stone of the Avenue St Andrew’s church hall was laid by Harold of the very influential Lankester family, His mother had laid the foundation stone for the main church building.
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The forged steel gates at the entrance to the Hawthorns Urban Wildlife Centre

These forged steel gates at the entrance to the Hawthorns Urban Wildlife Centre, hide images of plants and animals. Created by Artist-Blacksmith Avril Wilson in 1995 and 2004, she was the first woman to be awarded a bronze medal by the Worshipful Company of Blacksmiths, in recognition of her contribution to architectural metal work. Southampton City Art Gallery 23 August  · Continuing our...
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‘Streetwatch’ meanders on from The Avenue, across Bevois Valley….

See Southampton’s ‘Streetwatch’, a history of Southampton roads, meanders on from the Avenue, across Bevois Valley Road…. SEE Southampton 6 h  · STREETWATCH A butterfly shape from the Avenue/Dorset Street, across Bevois Valley Road to the Itchen; from Lodge Road in the north to Rockstone Lane / Mount Pleasant Road in the south Allyson Hayes, See Southampton member and...
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Plans for the Portswood Link motorway which were dropped in the 1970s

Plans for a ‘Portswood Link’ motorway that were dropped in the early 1970s, but might have led to a six-lane motorway underneath the Avenue! Bevois Mount History Southampton 8 September 2015  · In the late sixties a motorway was proposed which would have cut through Bevois Mount, just south of Lodge Road. The six lane “Portswood Link” would have run underneath The Avenue...
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Continuing ‘Streetwatch’, a history of Southampton roads. This includes Wessex and Connaught Halls of Residence

Continuing ‘Streetwatch’, a history of Southampton roads. This includes Wessex and Connaught Halls of Residence. SEE Southampton 19 June  · Streetwatch I’m looking at an area east of Thomas Lewis Way, west of Monks Brook, and south down to Woodmill. MONKSBROOK: Wikipedia says: “Monks Brook was documented in a charter in 932, in which King Athelstan granted the estate of North...
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