Southampton, Flood Gate Bar And God's House Tower 1892

Southampton, Flood Gate Bar And God's House Tower 1892

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In Dry Dock 1908 The 'Finland' in Number 6 Dry Dock in Southampton. The vessel was not a regu- lar visitor to the port and could have been here on charter. Southampton's other main dry dock, Trafalgar, was opened in 1905 and probably would have been used by the 'Titanic' had she

On the right of the picture is the 15th-century God's House Tower, formerly the south-east gate of the old town and one of the earliest artillery fortifications in Europe. A ditch ran alongside the building until the 1850s, intended to link Southampton with the Andover Canal and the River Test.

This is an excerpt from Hampshire Photographic Memories, by Nick Channer

On the right of the photograph is the 15th-century God's House Tower, formerly the south-east gate of the old town and one of the earliest artillery fortifications in Europe. A ditch ran alongside the building until the 1850s, which was intended to link Southampton with the Andover Canal and the River Test.

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