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Bemisters Lane This ancient passageway was the site of the activities of the Press gangs in the 18th and 19th centuries, and was refurbished in 1988 by Hampshire County Council as part of the Older Urban Areas Programme for Gosport

Bemisters Lane , Gosport, United Kingdom

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Henry Cort 1740 - 1800 Ironmaster, who invented the Puddling Process for making wrought iron at his foundry on Gosport Green, near this site.

Mumby Road, Gosport, United Kingdom

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"The Old Blue Bell Inn" stood on this site for almost 300 years. Close by was the workshop of James Philpot who, in 1589, produced the earliest recorded book to be printed in Hampshire

High Street, Gosport, United Kingdom

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Nelsons formerly known as The Star Inn, was a 19th Century Coaching Inn and a reputed haunt of press gangs and smugglers. Its Assembly Room was an important centre of community life in Gosport.

High Street, Gosport, United Kingdom

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Thornton theatre plaque
Thornton Theatre From 1796 to 1826, this building housed the Gosport Theatre, owned and managed by the actor-manager Henry Thornton, who built the original Theatre Royal at Windsor for George III

High Street, Gosport, United Kingdom

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India arms plaque
India Arms This is the site of the former India Arms Inn, a focal point of civic life in the 18th century

High Street, Gosport, United Kingdom

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Martin Snape 1852-1930 In this house lived and worked Gosport's well known landscape painter

Forton Road, Gosport, United Kingdom

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Dra haslar plaque
D.R.A. Maritime Division. Within this site, established in 1886, is the Ship Tank which was developed from the work of William Froude (1810-79) who carried out the world's first experiments in a tank on ship models.

Haslar Road, Gosport, United Kingdom

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