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Where The Stile pub used to be, on the corner of University Road and Burgess Road

Posted by on Jun 10, 2020 in Local History, News

Where The Stile pub used to be, on the corner of University Road and Burgess Road! SEE Southampton 20 hrs  · When they demolished this pub in University Road I wondered what building would be in its place. Walking by yesterday I noticed that it has...

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Why the University of Southampton’s Hartley Library was originally called the Edward Turner Sims Library

Posted by on Jun 10, 2020 in Local History

Why the University of Southampton’s Hartley Library was originally called the Edward Turner Sims Library. SEE Southampton Yesterday at 07:39  · Did you know that the University library was named the Edward Turner Sims Library when it was...

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The spring in Hill Lane!

Posted by on Jun 6, 2020 in Local History

The spring in Hill Lane! SEE Southampton 20 hrs  · Here we are inside and outside. Two Victorian views of the spring in Hill Lane that supplied water to the medieval town of Southampton.

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The Avenue in 1896. Note the unmade road surface.

Posted by on Jun 4, 2020 in Local History

The Avenue in 1896… SEE Southampton 2 June at 09:46  · The Avenue in 1896. Note the unmade road surface.

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University of Southampton Special Collections – They came from near and far to do their patriotic duty – staffing the University War Hospital

Posted by on Jun 4, 2020 in Local History

University of Southampton Special Collections They came from near and far to do their patriotic duty – staffing the University War Hospital Posted on November 9, 2018 by krspecialcollections | 3 Comments Staff at the University War Hospital, 1918...

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At the Southampton Gold Course in Bassett. Opened on 28 May 1938.

Posted by on Jun 4, 2020 in Local History

Didn’t realise it has been open since 1938! SEE Southampton 2 June at 12:52  · At the Southampton Golf Course in Bassett. Opened on 28th May 1938.

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Lovers’ Walk from 1896

Posted by on Jun 4, 2020 in Local History

From 1896. SEE Southampton 2 June at 09:48  · Lovers’ Walk from 1896.

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Highfield Church in the snow. Not sure when this was taken?

Posted by on Jun 2, 2020 in Local History

Not sure when this was taken? SEE Southampton 31 May at 22:22 ·  Highfield Church in the snow.

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This was in 1953 on Southampton Common

Posted by on May 30, 2020 in Local History

This was in 1953 on Southampton Common! dailyecho.co.uk ARCHIVE PIC OF THE DAY: Miniature train on Southampton Common THIS was the scene at the fair on Southampton Common during Easter weekend in 1953. The miniature train passengers and driver...

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One of the few remains of St Denys Priory

Posted by on May 28, 2020 in Local History

This stone arch is from St Denys Priory. SEE Southampton 26 May at 10:41 · One of the few remains of St Denys Priory, is the stone arch now in the garden of Tudor House

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