The Bargate is a Grade I listed medieval gatehouse in the city centre of Southampton, England. Constructed in Norman times as part of the Southampton town walls, it was the main gateway to the city. The building is a scheduled monument, which has served as a temporary exhibition and event space for Southampton Solent University since 2012.
The Franciscan Friary of Southampton was founded c. 1233. It occupied a south-eastern area of the city, within the walls and adjacent to God's House Tower. The friary was notable for its water supply system, which supplied water for use by the friars themselves and by the other inhabitants of Southampton.
There is a Gordon family tomb in Southampton's Old Cemetery on the Common on which Gordon is commemorated. He is not buried there as no part of his body was recovered. In the city's Queen's Park there is a memorial to him and a plaque on the family home at 5 Rockstone Place.
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The O2 Guildhall Southampton and the Guildhall Forecourt is an impressive backdrop to the Square. Southampton Solent University's Sir James Matthews Building and Artisan Cafe is located on north side of the Square. On the south side is the One Guildhall Square building which includes Gateway - the customer contact reception for Southampton City Council and Capita's new regional business centre for the South and the Univeristy of Southampton.
Hawthorns Hawthorns Urban Wildlife Centre Situated in the south east corner of Southampton Common, The Hawthorns Urban Wildlife Centre provides information about Southampton's abundant wildlife and how we manage the city's open spaces to protect and increase biodiversity.
Hoglands Park is one of the central parks in the heart of the city opposite Debenhams. It is also used as a popular recreational area for sports and activities. The park has been used for many events including Tour of Britain cycle race finish, Sport Relief, Mela Festival, BBC Blast Tour, circuses, hot air balloon tethering, youth festivals, sporting events and family activities.
By the morning, Holyrood was a smoking ruin and St. Mary's church was gutted, although nearby St. Michael's survived unscathed. Southampton lost seven churches during the blitz, as well as the nearby Audit House, the Ordnance Survey offices and many shops, factories and homes.
Itchen Valley Country Park An unspoilt area of water meadows, ancient woodland and grazing pasture situated beside the River Itchen. Itchen Valley Country Park is set in 440 acres of beautiful water meadows, woodland and meadows and has been recognised with a Green Flag Award® for the last four years.
Discover the sights and sounds of our play frame jungle while the adults sit back, relax and enjoy refreshments from the Tree Top Cafe, or let them join in the fun too! We have a side for everyone whether you require the need for speed or have a head for heights our three slides will provide you with the thrill you are looking for, the fun is endless.
Lakeside Country Park is made up of 22 hectares of lakes, wet meadow and woodland situated along Wide Lane between Eastleigh and Southampton. Offering the ideal day out for all, the Country Park has a diverse range of wildlife from birds, insects and small mammals to fox and deer and species of bat.
Mayflower Park is just one of the many parks and open spaces across Southampton providing ideal places to hold events. Mayflower Park sits on the water's edge and is a popular place for visitors to watch famous cruise liners set sail from their home port, such as Queen Mary II and Oriana.
The New Forest Wildlife Park, a collection of indigenous species in their natural surroundings and a great day out for all the family. The New Forest Wildlife Park, a collection of indigenous species in their natural surroundings and a great day out for all the family.
This largely hidden tower in the north east corner of the Norman town dates from the early 1200’s. It was originally owned and maintained by St. Deny’s Priory as a 28 foot high three storey structure but fell into disrepair. Nine times Mayor, John Polymond re-built the tower in the 1360’s.
2015 Rogers Memorial Library High School Scholarship Graduating high school students who live in the Southampton or Tuckahoe school districts are invited to apply for the 2015 Rogers Memorial Library Scholarship. Applicants are asked to submit an essay related to the role of Rogers Memorial Library in the community.
Royal Victoria Country Park, Southampton The Royal Victoria Country Park is a country park in Netley, Hampshire, England, by the shores of Southampton Water. It comprises 200 acres (81 ha) of mature woodland and grassy parkland, as well as a small shingle beach.
The SeaCity Museum is a museum in Southampton, England, which opened on 10 April 2012 to mark the centenary of RMS Titanic's departure from the city. It is housed within a part of the Grade II* listed civic centre building which previously housed the magistrates' court and police station.
Solent Sky is an aviation museum in Southampton, Hampshire, previously known as Southampton Hall of Aviation. It depicts the history of aviation in Southampton, the Solent area and Hampshire. There is special focus on the Supermarine aircraft company, based in Southampton, and its most famous products, the Supermarine S.6 seaplane and the Supermarine Spitfire, designed by R. J. Mitchell.
Explore Southampton City Art Gallery’s diverse collection of fine art, which can tell the story of European art from the Renaissance through to the present day. Regularly rotating displays feature works from the collection, national touring exhibitions and work by local artists.
Southampton Common is a large open space to the north of the city centre of Southampton, England. It is bounded by the districts of Shirley, Bassett, Highfield and Portswood. The area supports a large variety of wildlife, including the largest recorded population of the internationally rare great crested newt.
Southampton's town walls are a sequence of defensive structures built around the town in southern England. Although earlier Roman and Anglo-Saxon settlements around Southampton had been fortified with walls or ditches, the later walls originate with the move of the town to the current site in the 10th century.
St Joseph's Church is a Roman Catholic parish church in Southampton, Hampshire. It is situated on Bugle Street, in the centre of the city, north of Town Quay. The church chancel was designed by Augustus Pugin and built in 1843. It was the first Catholic church founded in Southampton after the Reformation.
Southampton (/ s aʊ θ ˈ (h) æ m p t ən / ( listen)) is the largest city in the ceremonial county of Hampshire, England. It is 69 miles (111 km) south-west of London and 15 miles (24 km) west north-west of Portsmouth Southampton is a major port and the closest city to the New Forest.
Distance: 7 km. Start: The Cenotaph. End: The Bargate (Above Bar Road). Introduction: I chose Southampton as my base for 8 nights. It is the optimal site for exploring Hampshire, the Cathedral cities, Stonehenge. Southampton, is fairly good base, even, for visiting Bath - due, to the horrible accommodation prices in Bath.
The Titanic Engineers' Memorial is a memorial in East (Andrews) Park, Southampton, United Kingdom, to the engineers who died in the Titanic disaster on 15 April 1912. The bronze and granite memorial was originally unveiled by Sir Archibald Denny, president of the Institute of Marine Engineers on 22 April 1914.
The Titanic Musicians' Memorial is a memorial in Southampton, United Kingdom, to the musicians who died in the RMS Titanic disaster on 15 April 1912. The original Titanic Musicians' Memorial was unveiled by the Mayor of Southampton, H Bowyer on 19 April 1913, and was located in the old Southampton library.
Tudor House and Garden is a historic building, museum, tourist attraction, and Grade I listed building in Southampton, England. Established as Southampton's first museum in 1912, the house was closed for nine years between 2002 and 2011 during an extensive renovation.
The original gardens occupied what was once the site of The Platform, an area where cannons and artillery formed part of Southampton’s defences. Speaking at the unveiling of the gardens in 1933 Alderman Vokes’ son, the Rev E Vokes, praised his father’s outstanding contribution to the world of horticulture.
The Weigh House was built in French Street in the middle of the 1200s. The Weigh House once housed a valuable piece of equipment, which was the town’s weigh beam, also known as the Tron. It had a very important function when trading in Southampton was at its peak.