Hampshire Treasures

Volume 11 ( Portsmouth)

Page 43 - Charles Dickens

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Statue
C.18
King William III. Presented to principal officers of the yard in 1718 by Colonel Richard Norton. It originally stood in the middle of the Great Parade Ground. Depicts the King as a Roman Emperor. Restored in 1967.     CA

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Flagstaff
Main Road. The Great Flagstaff, surmounted by a running fox.     CA

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Figurehead
C.19
Main Road. From HMS Benbow, a third rate line of battle ship, removed when the ship was sold in 1894.     CA

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Building
C.19
No. 1 Ship Shop. Brick with stone dressings. End elevations have large arches in rubbed brick, set between piers with projecting cornice. Built in 1896.     CA

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Building
C.19
Pumping Station. Brick built, round windows set within square recesses, the large chimney bears an allusion to a Doric column.     CA

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Gun
Old Naval Academy. Cannon on the front lawn.     CA

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lcehouse
C.19
No. 9 The Parade, Spithead House. The garden includes a part of the original Commissioner's Garden, the icehouse is in a tree covered mound, dated circa 1840. The ice was brought from the Baltic each spring. The icehouse was used as an air raid shelter during the war.     CA

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Building
Old Police Cells. Two storey red brick building containing old detention cells complete with spy-holes in the doors and baroque ornamented lavatories.     CA

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Guns
Dockside, from HMS Victory.     CA

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Bell
C.17
Main Road, The Dockyard Muster Bell.     CA

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Lamp Standards
C.19
The Parade, three cast iron period lamp standards, dated 1845.     CA

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Lamp Standards
Short Row, two cast iron period lamp standards, date unknown.     CA

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