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Old Gosport - Gosport Ramparts



 

 

In the 17th century, Charles II issued an order to enclose the town of Gosport within earthen ramparts, and in the 18th century the 'Gosport Lines' built by De Gomme extended the defences north to include Weevil and Priddy's Hard.
 

The back-filling of the ramparts into the adjoining ditch started in 1899, when c ivic dignitaries led by Canon Broderick, the Rector of Alverstoke, ceremonially removed the first piece of turf on the 4th of February, but left the job of completing the levelling to Council workmen.


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 Alverbank Country Hotel
Without doubt one of Gosport's best  hotels that successfully combines style and elegance with a very relaxed atmosphere.

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   Fun Facts
The name Gosport is said to have come either from God's Port or Gorse Port.
Gosport USA is in Indiana as well as New Hampshire
Gosport's Model Sailing Yacht Lake is one of only 2 in the UK for International events.

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