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  Portsmouth, Tour guide for Portsmouth, Hampshire
The sheltered Portsmouth Harbour lies to the west of the island and the large tidal bay of Langstone Harbour is to the east.
The origin of the name Portsmouth is a matter of some dispute, popular legend holds that it comes from being the "mouth of the port" (the port originally being that at Portchester, previously known as Portus Adurni).
King Richard later went on to build a number of houses and a hall in Portsmouth, the hall is thought to have been at the current location of the Clarence Barracks (the area was previously known as Kingshall Green).
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  Portsmouth - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Portsmouth is a city of about 186,000 located in the county of Hampshire on the southern coast of England.
The sheltered Portsmouth Harbour lies to the west of the island and the large tidal bay of is to the east.
Most of Portsmouth's tourist attractions are related to its naval history, among these are the D-Day museum (which holds the Overlord embroidery), HMS Victory which has been restored in the Dockyard, the remains of the Mary Rose raised from the sea-bed in recent years and HMS Warrior.
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 Portsmouth - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Portsmouth is a city of about 186,000 people located in the county of Hampshire on the southern coast of England.
The sheltered Portsmouth Harbour lies to the west of the island and the large tidal bay of Langstone Harbour is to the east.
Portsmouth has declined as a port in recent years but remains a major dockyard and base for the Royal Navy.
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 PORTSMOUTH (ENGLAND) - LoveToKnow Article on PORTSMOUTH (ENGLAND)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Portsmouth proper may be distinguished as the garrison town; Portsea as the naval station with the dockyards; Landport is occupied chiefly by the houses of artisans; and Southsea is a residential quarter and a favorite watering-place.
Portsmouth (Portsmue, Portesmuth) owes its origin to the retreat of the sea from Porchester, and its importance to its favorable position for a naval station.
Portsmouth is served by the Boston and Maine railway, by electric lines to neighboring towns, and in summer by a steamboat daily to the Isles of Shoals.
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 A History of Portsmouth, England
Portsmouth was, at first, run by a man called a reeve assisted by bailiffs.
However Portsmouth was burned down 4 times during the 14th century during a period of almost continuous warfare between England and France.
In 1450 the Bishop of Chichester was murdered in Portsmouth.
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 AllRefer.com - Portsmouth, city, England (British And Irish Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
Portsmouth, city, England, British And Irish Political Geography
The 1st duke of Buckingham was assassinated in Buckingham House (then the Spotted Dog Inn) in Portsmouth in 1628.
Charles II married Catherine of Braganza in Portsmouth, and George Meredith and Walter Besant were born there.
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 Portsmouth, Southern England
Portsmouth (often referred to as 'Pompey') was founded on Portsea Island as a naval base.
Portsmouth was officially excommunicated for fifty years, whch meant that religious services could not be held in the town.
Geographically, Portsmouth is situated in the county of Hampshire - to the east of the county, very close to the border with West Sussex.
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 PORTSMOUTH (ENGLAND)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Portsmouth ist eine Stadt mit etwa 186.000 Einwohnern an der Südküste Englands in der Grafschaft Hampshire.
Portsmouth liegt größtenteils auf der Insel Portsea Island an der Mündung des Solent in den Ärmelkanal.
Obwohl es in der Umgebung bereits Siedlungen in vor-römischer Zeit gab, wird allgemein angenommen, daß Portsmouth 1180 von Jean de Gisors gegründet wurde.
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 StudyGlobal Institute of English Portsmouth, England   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Portsmouth, por su riqueza en historia marítima, es una de las ciudades más interesantes de la costa sur de Inglaterra; ofrece una variedad de atractivos turísticos, culturales y recreativos, tales como: playas, discotecas, centros comerciales, sala de conciertos, etc.
Portsmouth ofrece gran ahorro y calidad en lo que a la enseñanza del Inglés se refiere si lo comparamos con Londres, y es una gran alternativa para aquellos que prefieren estar cerca del mar.
La Escuela está ubicada en pleno corazón de Portsmouth, junto al Guildhall y a la Biblioteca Central; a poca distancia del principal Centro Comercial de la ciudad y de la Estación de Trenes, desde donde se puede viajar a distintas zonas del país.
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 Learn English in England - Language School in Portsmouth
Learn English in England - Language School in Portsmouth
Since 1985, LSI is a language school in Portsmouth, England that offers year-round English courses, high-quality academic studies, social activities, and carefully selected accommodation.
Portsmouth, famous for its 800 year maritime history, is one of the most interesting cities on England's beautiful south-coast.
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 Portsmouth - Southern England - British Vacation Travel Specialist
Portsmouth harbor is an outstanding maritime arena offering a unique combination of leisure and heritage activities.
Portsmouth is also home to a successful football club.
Accommodation in Portsmouth is plentiful, choose from an excellent 4 star hotel, a friendly guest house, a cosy pub or self-catering apartment.
www.12travel.com /uk/southern/hampshire/portsmouth.html   (689 words)

 Power of song joins sister cities
The tour, which took place June 26 through July 10, brought group members from Portsmouth, England where they performed at the Guildhall Mayor's Banqueting Hall to three performances in the English countryside and then to their final performance at London's Holy Trinity Church.
Members of the chorus have been planning the trip for more than a year and established a tour fund in 1993, saving money from their local concerts to offset the cost of the trip.
French also said the group performed with the Portsmouth, England troupe Opera Commique, who performed at Prescott Park in 1996 and is scheduled to perform there again next week.
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 Portsmouth Local Area Attractions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Portsmouth Outdoor Centre - One of the finest purpose-built facilities in the country
Portsmouth provides a wonderful selection of places to eat including pubs, restaurants, fast food outlets and cafes.
Portsmouth has a BR Station (service from London, Southampton, Petersfield and Chichester).
www.hants.gov.uk /localpages/south_east/portsmouth/attract.html   (295 words)

 Diocese   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The Diocese of Portsmouth is one of the smaller dioceses in the Church of England, and the smallest of the three that have no suffragan Bishop.
The diocese covers a varied and rapidly changing community which some regard as a microcosm of England since it includes areas of affluence and deprivation, of economic growth (especially in service industries) and decline (especially industries affected by the "peace dividend"), and a wide range of social problems, urban and rural.
The knock on effects of the decline in the naval dockyards in Gosport and Portsmouth are being offset by the concentration of the Royal Navy in Portsmouth as its principal port.
www.portsmouth.anglican.org /info/diocese/board_of_education/schools   (371 words)

 Portsmouth England
Portsmouth, an hour and a half southwest of London, has a rich heritage as a Naval and commercial port.
Hotels in Portsmouth are either located in the Southsea area or north of the town centre in close vicinity to the motorway.
The Holiday Inn Portsmouth Hotel is situated in old Portsmouth opposite open parkland, off junction 12 of the M27 motorway leading onto the M275.
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 Architectural Review, The: County champion - School of Architecture, Portsmouth, England
Unlike most schools of architecture, Portsmouth's new facility combines an assured handling of space and light with inspirational placemaking.
For some reason, schools of architecture are not usually memorable (or even pleasant) places in which to spend the formative years of one's artistic and professional life.
Portsmouth used to be a truly nasty, gloomy architecture school, housed in what seemed like a commercial office block.
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 Portsmouth England - Typhoon.co.uk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
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Portsmouth Ferry ferry crossings may be booked online and inbooking website to book all ferries to and from England.
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 Portsmouth England from Quodra   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Life materializes to be calm and complacent and all the worries gradually peter out as one enters the beautiful seaside town- Portsmouth.
The city that was initially a ship building center has a rich historical past that is even reflected in the preset day life and functioning of it.
A joint bid from the Universities of Southampton and Portsmouth to establish the first dental school in the South East outside London has been referre...
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 Portsmouth Englan - BigWalk.co.uk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
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A catholic school in the Diocese of Portsmouth for boys and girls aged 11-16.
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The Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNS) is located on a 278-acre site, two-thirds of which is covered by a high-density industrial area, containing 376 buildings.
Capping the DRMO Storage Yard, stabilizing the DRMO shoreline, removing underground storage tanks, and removing the mercury burial vaults has provided for the protection of the safety of the public and the environment while investigations into the nature and extent of contamination at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard site are underway.
Phase 1 of the remedy for the OU3 Jamaica Island Landfill, excavation of debris and fill and construction of a salt water marsh was completed in the summer of 2002.
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 ESPN.com Soccernet England: News - Portsmouth reach Pulis agreement
Portsmouth have reached an 'amicable agreement' with former manager Tony Pulis, who departed Fratton Park after a short tenure at the club two years ago.
A statement on Pompey's official website read: 'Portsmouth Football Club and Tony Pulis are pleased to announce that the litigation between them has been resolved and an amicable agreement has been reached.
'Portsmouth FC wishes Mr Pulis every success for the future and hope it will not be long before he returns to management at the highest levels.'
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 Portsmouth Hotel| Pembroke Park Hotel - Portsmouth - Southsea Hampshire England United Kingdom
Then the path goes on to the Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, where you can visit the Historic Ships HMS Victory, HMS Warrior 1860 and the Mary Rose.If you have any questions about the Bed and Breakfast or require any information about Portsmouth,Southsea or the area please email John or Clare.
Portsmouth is an island city on the coast of Southern England, and because of its sheltered location (The Isle of Wight protects it from the winds of the South and Portsdown hill protect it from the North).
It was recovered from the seabed in 1982 and now you can see her for yourself at the Historic Dockyard as well as HMS Victory the flagship of Lord Nelson, see the spot where Nelson died.
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 Andy Turner, London,Canada,Portsmouth,England
I was born in Gosport, Hampshire, England in 1955.
After finishing school I apprenticed at Portsmouth Dockyard as a Fitter/Turner.
My likes are; warm weather, The Toronto Maple Leafs, Portsmouth Football Club, The London Knights, a good thunderstorm, being by water (the beach, lake or river), the artwork of Salvidor Dali, Pink Floyd, a good conversation, hot spicey food.
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 Cheap Portsmouth Hotels. Cheap Hotels in Portsmouth England UK - Portsmouthhotels
The Innlodge complex includes one of England's finest pubs, with a poolroom, a large garden and the Pony Club a supervised children's activity center.
In a prime position on Portsmouth seafront, the Seacrest Hotel is a perfect base to see the many attractions that Portsmouth and the surrounding areas have to offer.
The bibo bistro dishes up a contemporary menu in relaxed and stylish surroundings, with modern decor and furnishings where formality is left at the door.
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 Portsmouth (England) - definition erklärung bedeutung glossar zu Portsmouth (England)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Portsmouth (England) - definition erklärung bedeutung glossar zu Portsmouth (England)
Portsmouth (England) Definitionen, Erklärungen sowie Bedeutungen zu Portsmouth (England)
Portsmouth ist eine Stadt mit etwa 186.000 Einwohnern an der Südküste Englands in der Region South East England.
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 Portsmouth England Hote - BigWalk.co.uk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Find out a load more about portsmouth england hote by browsing the list of external links, companies and assorted links.
Based in Sussex, England, this branch of the TGWU welcomes truckers in the UK and from around the world.
One of the largest Scout groups in the Orington District, based in the South East of England.
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 Open Directory - Regional:Europe:United Kingdom:England:Hampshire:Portsmouth:Education   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Hampshire is a county in England in the United Kingdom.
Portsmouth is a large city in the County.
This category is for schools located in the Portsmouth area.
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 Directory - Regional: Europe: United Kingdom: England: Hampshire: Portsmouth: Arts and Entertainment
Portsmouth Poetry Society  · Poets who enjoy reading and writing poetry.
Portsmouth Nightlife  · Information on pubs and clubs together with photographs.
Portsmouth Imaging Club  · History of the club, and present organisation for practical image-making.
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