The northern portal of the
Naval Fuel Bunkers
is lower centre. Above this is the 'top compound' (the green rectangle). The
road at the bottom of the photo is Crooked Walk Lane. In the far distance (top
left) is Portchester Castle.
In the centre is
Christ Church which has revealed several areas of interest for this website.
The A3 runs from bottom right to top left, and the B2177 on top of Portsdown is
in the right corner. The site of
is between the B2177 and the Church.
Looking west along the crest of Portsdown Hill. In the foreground are the
remains of Farlington Redoubt. The B2177 runs bottom to top on the left. Up from
the Redoubt is a clump of trees:
Copse. The scar above that is the Crookhorn Cutting and above this is Fort
Purbrook the site of several
Legendary Tunnels. On the far side of the Redoubt (right of centre) is a
radio mast, site of an
A closer view of Fort Purbrook. The buildings in the distance (centre), beyond
the golf course, are where Crookhorn Redoubt once stood.
is thought to link the two Forts together.
HM Naval Base Portsmouth more generally known as Pompey Dockyard. Southsea, part
of Portsmouth, lies behind that with Hayling Island in the far distance. The
second ship from the left is the first of the new Type 45 Destroyers: HMS
HMS Sultan, Gosport. This is the home of Royal Naval School of Marine
Engineering (RNSME) and the Royal Naval Air Engineering and Survival School (RNAESS),
and, it's where I work. You can tell it's Friday afternoon by the empty car