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    Alverbank Hotel

    HCC Summary: The house built 1840 with gardens bounded by trees & a walled garden. Land & the walled garden became part of Stanley Park in the 1940s. The remaining grounds & Gr II listed house, are now a hotel.
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    HCC Site ID: 1816 Parish: Gosport
    Designations: House LB II Area:
    Access: Access to Hotel Ownership: Private commercial

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    Anglesey Lodge (now Anglesey Lodge Care Home)

    HCC Summary: House stucco faced villa c.1830-40 LB II. Some of the layout and planting of the early C19 villa garden remains.
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    HCC Site ID: 1927 Parish:
    Designations: Lodge LB II Area: n/k
    Access: No Public Access Ownership: Hampshire County Council

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    Ann's Hill Cemetery

    Cemetery on the east side of Ann’s Road was laid out in 1834; extended on the west side in 1899 with a further extension in the 1920s
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    HCC Site ID: 1828 Parish:
    Designations: Area: n/k
    Access: Public Access Ownership: Gosport Borough Council

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    Bastion No 1

    HCC Summary: Unique example of urban fortifications; part of ‘Gosport Lines’ to protect town and harbour; includes Ramparts built 1802, sluice gate, moat, caponier, railings, gate, raised walk around gun positions, and mature trees; major restoration 1979.
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    HCC Site ID: 1828 Parish:
    Designations: CA, LP I Area: n/k
    Access: Public Access Ownership: Gosport Borough Council

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    Bay House School

    HCC Summary: Grade II Gothic-style house built in 1838-40. Large woodland in grounds. 17 acres, including the woodland donated in 1944 to Gosport to form Stanley Park. Bay House now a Gosport Academy, with grounds mainly built over.
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    HCC Site ID: 1748 Parish: Gosport
    Designations: House and Lodge LB II Area:
    Access: Access to School Ownership: Gosport Borough Council

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    Clayhall Royal Naval Cemetery (Historic England)

    Opened in 1859 after closure of Haslar Hospital Cemetery, includes Chapel, Sextant’s Lodge, boundary wall, iron gates and railings; original layout largely intact. Enlarged 1904; contains Turkish Burial Ground, memorials, seats, mature trees and hedges; views across Stoke Lake.
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    HCC Site ID: 1833 Parish:
    Designations: CA, LP, Chapel LB II Area: n/k
    Access: Public Access – check opening times Ownership: Gosport Borough Council

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    Crescent Gardens Alverstoke

    HCC Summary: Ornamental garden created in 1826 as part of Anglesey Ville. By 1949 become a wilderness, handed to Gosport Borough Council as public open space. In 1989 renovation was started and friends formed in 1991.
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    HCC Site ID: 1746 Parish: Alverstoke
    Designations: Area: 1.36 acres
    Access: Public Access Ownership: Gosport Borough Council

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    Falkland Gardens, The (The Esplanade)

    HCC Summary: Created in 1920s as a public park that has retained its central circular fountain & radiating paths.
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    HCC Site ID: 1749 Parish: Gosport
    Designations: Area: Small
    Access: Public Access Ownership: Gosport Borough Council

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    Foster Gardens

    HCC Summary: A 1930’s designed ‘pocket park’ with a central pond & pergolas, annual bedding, ornamental planting & mature boundary trees.
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    HCC Site ID: 1745 Parish: Gosport
    Designations: Area: 0.4 ha
    Access: Public Access Ownership: Gosport Borough Council

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    Gosport Park

    HCC Summary: A public Park created in 1891. Continues as an open space.
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    HCC Site ID: 1750 Parish:
    Designations: Area: 9.5 ha
    Access: Public Access Ownership: Gosport Borough Council

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    Grove Road Recreation Ground

    HCC Summary: An extremely flat and exposed park apparently created from an ex landfill site. Play area, seats, good views over the estuary to Forton Lake.
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    HCC Site ID: 1753 Parish:
    Designations: Area: 4.7ha
    Access: Public Access Ownership: Gosport Borough Council

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    Lee-on-Solent Memorial Garden

    A sea front sunken remembrance garden to commemorate those fallen from the area in two world wars.
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    HCC Site ID: 1981 Parish: Gosport
    Designations: Area: 0.04 ha
    Access: Public access Ownership: Gosport Borough Council
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    Priddy's Hard

    HCC Summary: Officer’s houses c1786; demolished 1952. Early maps show gardens to rear for fruit, vegetables and flowers; formal lawns and paths to front; views across Forton Lake. Side gardens form green belt between Ramparts and Grand Magazine (museum LB I). Lawns and trees survive; site to be developed.
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    HCC Site ID: 1761 Parish: Elson (E)
    Designations: CA, AHBR Area:
    Access: Public Access to Explosion Museum Ownership: n/k

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    Privett Gardens

    HCC Summary: 1930s gardens with grassed areas, a mound & some mature tree & shrub boundaries with a central display area, originally planted with roses now with shrubs and four large yews. Currently it is a small, well-maintained park.
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    HCC Site ID: 1754 Parish: Gosport
    Designations: Area:
    Access: Public Access Ownership: Gosport Borough Council

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    Rowner Walk

    HCC Summary: Linear park of mixed use including a woodland section, former parkland trees (oaks), cricket and football provision and areas of more recent urban open space designed as part of 1930s-60s housing..
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    HCC Site ID: 1755 Parish: Gosport
    Designations: CA, SINC Area: 25.4 ha
    Access: Public Access Ownership: Gosport Borough Council

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    Royal Clarence Yard, Flagstaff Green

    HCC Summary: Officers houses c1832 LB II; c1870 map shows mature gardens to rear, 4 distinct areas for Officers use, paths, trees and lawns, now overgrown. Oval gardens in front of ceremonial gateway contains old Privet tree; site being developed; gardens included in new landscaping.
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    HCC Site ID: 1760 Parish: Gosport
    Designations: CA, AHBR, LP Area:
    Access: Historic site Ownership: n/k

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    Royal Haslar Hospital, The (Historic England)

    HE Summary: The grounds of the first large naval hospital, opened in 1753 and completed in 1762, which was influential in Britain and Europe. The strongly axial design was further developed during the C19, including the addition of enclosed airing-court gardens overlooking the Solent to the south-east, and a separate isolation hospital set in its own grounds.
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    HCC Site ID: 1751 Parish: Gosport
    Designations: HE Grade II,
    Various buildings LB II
    Area: 23 ha
    Access: No public access Ownership: Our Enterprise

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    Royal Hospital Haslar Cemetery, The

    HCC Summary: In Hospital grounds nearly square cemetery of 1.5ha enclosed by a high brick wall laid out in 1826 and closed 1859.
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    HCC Site ID: 1840 Parish: Alverstoke
    Designations: CA, LP Area:
    Access: No Public Access Ownership: n/k

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    Spring Gardens

    HCC Summary: Site of early nineteenth century pleasure garden.
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    HCC Site ID: 1929 Parish: Gosport
    Designations: Area:
    Access: Historic site Ownership: n/k

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    St Georges Barracks North

    HCC Summary: Officer’s Barracks 1858 LB II; 1874 OS map shows simple garden layout, paths, trees and lawns linking space to Ramparts. 1933 OS map shows new path across lawn, arches and box hedging. 2002 Barracks restored to residential use; landscape design to keep original design.
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    HCC Site ID: 1840 Parish: Gosport
    Designations: CA, SAM, LP Area:
    Access: No Public Access Ownership: Military site

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    Stanley Park

    HCC Summary: Grade II Gothic-style house. Large woodland in extensive grounds. 17 acres, including the woodland donated in 1944 to Gosport to form Stanley Park.
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    HCC Site ID: 1748 Parish: Gosport
    Designations: House and Lodge LB II Area: ha
    Access: Public Access Ownership: School – Gosport Borough Council

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    Stokes Bay

    HCC Summary: Military defences built 1860’s included Stokes Bay Lines’ and Battery No 2. 1955 bought by Local Council; 1960’s moat filled in and grassed over, tennis courts and putting green laid – used as public open space.
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    HCC Site ID: 1815 Parish: Gosport
    Designations: AHBR, SINC, SSSI Area:
    Access: Public access Ownership: Gosport Borough Council

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    Stokesmead Field

    HCC Summary:Probably a sheltered Saxon harbour, silted up c1800; National Children’s home playing field from 1888-1984 followed by plans to build on part of the site. Below ground foundations of 24 metre high Seamark or NavigationalTower constructed in 1643 by Lord High Admiral, the Earl of Warwick demolished in 1965.
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    HCC Site ID: 1757 Parish: Gosport
    Designations: CA Area:
    Access: Historic site Ownership: Military site

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    The Hermitage Wildlife Garden

    HCC Summary: Piece of land belonging to Victorian house; site of much earlier building; orchard, mature trees including 4 oak trees with TPO; remains of C19 Folly, 1996 saved from development, turned into wildlife haven by local residents pond, paths, seats, wildflowers and abundance of wildlife.
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    HCC Site ID: 1752 Parish:
    Designations: n/k Area: n/k
    Access: Public Access Ownership: Gosport Borough Council

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    Trinity Green And Trinity Green Time Space

    HCC Summary: A mid-C18 churchyard now forms an open space surrounding Trinity Green Church that was redesigned in the C19. This Green & the Time Space now provide the link & central features in a millennium development.
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    HCC Site ID: 1758 Parish:
    Designations: Area: c 2 ha
    Access: Public Access Ownership: Gosport Borough Council

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    Walpole Park

    HCC Summary: A late C19 urban park that has been reduced in size & now divided into two sections by a road. Since the millennium, a route-way linking Trinity Green, Trinity Green Time Space, the esplanade path, ferry terminal & Falkland Gardens.
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    HCC Site ID: 1759 Parish:
    Designations: Area: c 11 ha
    Access: Public Access Ownership: Gosport Borough Council

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