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The Avenue in the snow a long time ago

Posted by on Feb 12, 2021 in Local History

Indeed, one person on horseback in the snow..! Bevois Mount History Southampton YfesimttesrSsdapsdyodn atshSol e1curi2e:5ddm3do  · An Avenue picture in keeping with the temperature if not the precipitation.

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Snow along The Avenue -1952

Posted by on Feb 10, 2021 in Local History

Snow along The Avenue – 1952 Bevois Mount History Southampton YetsStueproday nscctfraaShutnce mno0r9a:e3de5fn  · The Avenue in 1952.

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The Brook, 464 Portswood Road, in 1910 and now

Posted by on Feb 10, 2021 in Local History, News

The Brook, 464 Portswood Road, in 1910 and now. SEE Southampton YetsStueproday nscctfraaShutnce mno1r1a:e1de4fn  · The Brook Inn, 464 Portswood Road 1910. The Brook Inn, in the centre left of the photograph, on the corner of Portswood Road and...

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A tour round the old Portswood Bus Depot, now a Sainsburys!

Posted by on Feb 3, 2021 in Local History, News

A tour round the old Portswood Bus Depot, now no more. youtube.com https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EiqGyngVuSY&fbclid=IwAR2XRPTBhI5kvcN7G0wDhr52bUWGffva8q2a_xk6TTq6_j4g0QC1tUcwAkA Portswood Depot Tour Portswood Bus Depot is closing soon, and...

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Close up view of a tram at the top of The Avenue

Posted by on Feb 3, 2021 in Local History

Good close up view! Bevois Mount History Southampton 31tmtm nSJctaphnouaroiynscore afnht d1rs0oh:1o8eie  · A tram at the top of the Avenue.

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This Grade II listed building at 324 Portswood Road is an “architectural oddity”. Find out about its history!

Posted by on Feb 3, 2021 in Local History, News

This Grade II listed building at 324 Portswood Road – an “architectural oddity”. Find out about its history! SEE Southampton Stf3S1h JaunSfipSuonsalforry at eecS1gsgdcrt6o:28  · Have You Ever Wondered About The History Of This...

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The unique Collins post box in Orchards Way, Highfield

Posted by on Feb 3, 2021 in Local History, News

A Collins post box in Orchards Way. SEE Southampton 2t3Smpronshnoresud  · The unique Collins post box in Orchards Way, Highfield.

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Southampton Archaelogy have been undertaking exploratory evaluations of the site once occupied by the Church of Christ Scientist

Posted by on Feb 3, 2021 in Local History, News

Southampton Archaelogy have been undertaking exploratory evaluations of the site once occupied by the Church Scientist. Bevois Mount History Southampton 3tSaponsdhoremds  · Southampton Archaeology are doing an exploratory evaluation of the site...

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Two incredible stories behind two laid to rest at Southampton Old Cemetery

Posted by on Feb 3, 2021 in Local History, News

Two interesting stories here: one Charles Rawden McLean whose gravestone is in isolation as he died in a pauper’s grave. The other Kate, or Kit, who was a nurse in the Voluntary Aided Detachment (VAD), which provided nursing care for military...

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An interesting picture of Southampton Common in 1940

Posted by on Jan 28, 2021 in Local History, News

An interesting picture of Southampton Common in 1940. SEE Southampton YgitsearsScposthecrsdtafSmnssiuy ate 1oo1r:e2od6  · 1940 Southampton Common by British (English) School Leeds Museums and Galleries

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