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Southsea’s original promenade unearthed

Sections of Southsea’s original promenade dating back to 1848 have been found during ground investigation works undertaken as part of the Southsea Coastal Scheme. Workers were initially boring holes in a tarmac footpath near Southsea Castle to investigate the depth to the brick counterscarp (outer edge) tunnels below it when they encountered a stone surface…

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