Hampshire Treasures

Volume 12 ( Gosport)

Page 6 - Alverstoke and Rowner

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Description and DateRemarksProtectionGrid Ref. and
Punchcard No.
Bridge
On former course of River Alver which was diverted c.1860. May have been built by the Board of Ordnance for their brickworks c.1790. Ref: Portsmouth Paper 30 pp.43, 65.     SZ 591 987
1004 76
Gun Battery
Stokes Bay Lines No 2 Battery. Raised platform with two emplacements facing sea. Enclosed casermates for three guns. (one embrasure missing) firing E.S.E. along former moat. Casemates for four guns with earth banks in front and open at rear, firing W.N.W. SMR 8. Ref: Portsmouth Papers 30 pp.62, 63.     P(LB&CA) Act
SZ 586 989
1001 03
Gun Battery
Stokes Bay Lines No 1 Battery. South east part of former battery. Parapet ending with brick wall where road to Browndown curving south from present alignment formerly cut it. Tunnel which led south to entrenchment behind Stokes Bay Lines moat. SMR 7. Ref: Portsmouth Papers 30 pp.62, 63.     P(LB&CA) Act
SZ 587 989
1001 02
Pier (site of)
Pier built by the Board of Ordnance for their brickworks c. 1790. Ref: Portsmouth Paper 30 p. 65.     SZ 591 986
1004 75
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