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484 Portswood Road with the plaque (near the top) for Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee 1897

Posted by on Jun 22, 2020 in Local History

484, Portswood Road with the plaque (near the top) for Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee 1897. SEE Southampton 20 June at 10:33  · Instagram  · Queen Victoria was born on 24 May 1819. Stanley Brothers terracotta plaque for her Diamond Jubilee...

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The Common has always been a great outdoor space for families

Posted by on Jun 22, 2020 in Local History

No social distancing there! SEE Southampton Yesterday at 05:08   · The Common has always been a great outdoor space for families.

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This clock is now above the Southampton Golf Course Pavillion. Where was it located before?

Posted by on Jun 22, 2020 in Local History, News

Anyone know? SEE Southampton 14 hrs   · This clock is now above the Southampton Golf Course pavilion. Where was it located before?

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Matthew Le Tissier at the St Denys end of the River Itchen boardwalk

Posted by on Jun 19, 2020 in Local History, News

Has anyone seen these? SEE Southampton Yesterday at 08:38   · Instagram  · Matthew Le Tissier at the St. Denys end of the River Itchen boardwalk. The others are writer Jane Austen and Olympic diver Peter Waterfield. Le Tissier has the Sanderson...

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Interesting discoveries in Cedar Road!

Posted by on Jun 19, 2020 in Local History, News

Interesting discoveries! Bevois Mount History Southampton 17 hrs   · Andy and team are checking out the site in Cedar Road. On the 1846 map, the cream area is the main house and they are investigating part of the outbuilding circled in red. There...

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On The Common near the Cemetery Gates

Posted by on Jun 18, 2020 in Local History

Highfield Residents’ Association 12 mins   · SEE Southampton 2 hrs   · On the Common near the Cemetery Gates.

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An earlier rather grim picture of St Denys Station

Posted by on Jun 18, 2020 in Local History

Looks a bit grim. SEE Southampton Yesterday at 04:06   · An early image of St Denys Station.

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A glimpse inside St Mary’s, South Stoneham

Posted by on Jun 17, 2020 in Local History

A glimpse inside St Mary’s, South Stoneham. SEE Southampton 5 hrs  · I mentioned a few days ago that we hosted a visit by a Church historian back in 2017. After visiting St Julians, we went on to St Mary’s at South Stoneham. The church...

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St Mary’s Church, South Stoneham

Posted by on Jun 17, 2020 in Local History

More pictures of St Mary’s, South Stoneham – some from the outside. SEE Southampton 4 hrs  · Some more pictures of St Mary’s South Stoneham. Walter Taylor is buried in the churchyard.

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Castle Lodge, 324 Portswood Road. Definitely an unusual sight

Posted by on Jun 17, 2020 in Local History

Castle Lodge, 324 Portswood Road. Definitely an unusual sight. This post is linked to previous posts of St Mary’s, South Stoneham. SEE Southampton 5 hrs  · The Lodge 324 Portswood Road,1940 and recently. Sometimes called Castle Lodge, it was...

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