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Albert Road Bridge Halt (sometimes called Highland Road) was an intermediate station situated on the Southsea Railway, between Jessie Road Bridge Halt and East Southsea.
An amusement park (sometimes referred to as a funfair) or theme park is a group of entertainment attractions, rides, and other events in a location for the enjoyment of large numbers of people.
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Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle KStJ, DL (22 May 1859 – 7 July 1930) was a British writer and physician, most noted for his fictional stories about the detective Sherlock Holmes, which are generally considered milestones in the field of crime fiction.
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Aspex Gallery (also known as "aspex") is a contemporary visual art gallery located in the Gunwharf Quays area of Portsmouth.
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Aurelia aurita (also called the moon jelly, moon jellyfish, common jellyfish, or saucer jelly) is a widely studied species of the genus Aurelia.
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The Battle of Trafalgar (21 October 1805) was a naval engagement fought by the Royal Navy against the combined fleets of the French and Spanish Navies, during the War of the Third Coalition (August–December 1805) of the Napoleonic Wars (1803–1815).
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A bed and breakfast (Typically shortened to B&B but also spelled BnB in Internet usage) is a small lodging establishment that offers overnight accommodation and inclusive breakfast, but usually does not offer other meals.
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Best Western International, Inc., operator of the Best Western Hotel brand, operates about 4,000 hotels.
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William Jefferson Clinton (born William Jefferson Blythe III; August 19, 1946) is an American politician who served as the 42nd President of the United States from 1993 to 2001.
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The black swan (Cygnus atratus) is a large waterbird, a species of swan, which breeds mainly in the southeast and southwest regions of Australia.
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Brahea armata, commonly known as Mexican blue palm or "blue hesper palm", is a palm is native to Baja California.
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Brian Anthony Howe (born 22 July 1953) is an English Rock singer and songwriter, best known for replacing Paul Rodgers as the lead vocalist of Bad Company.
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The British Empire comprised the dominions, colonies, protectorates, mandates and other territories ruled or administered by the United Kingdom.
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Butia capitata, also known as Jelly Palm, is a palm native to Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay.
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Chamaerops is a genus of flowering plants in the family Arecaceae (palm family), comprising a single species Chamaerops humilis (European fan palm, Mediterranean dwarf palm or dwarf fan palm).
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Charter Academy (formerly St Luke's CofE VA Secondary School) is a coeducational Church of England secondary school and sixth form.
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The Chinese State Circus is a touring circus that aims to present Chinese circus arts to European audiences.
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Cholera is an infection of the small intestine by some strains of the bacterium Vibrio cholerae.
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Clarence Pier is an amusement pier in Portsmouth, Hampshire.
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Cordyline australis, commonly known as the cabbage tree or cabbage-palm, is a widely branched monocot tree endemic to New Zealand.
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Phalacrocoracidae is a family of some 40 species of aquatic birds commonly known as cormorants and shags.
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The D-Day Museum is located in Southsea, Portsmouth in Hampshire, England.
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Dame is a noble title and the female equivalent of the honour of knighthood in the British honours system and the systems of several other countries such as Australia and New Zealand.
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Dutch elm disease (DED) is caused by a member of the sac fungi (Ascomycota) affecting elm trees, and is spread by the elm bark beetle.
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Eastney is a district located in the south east corner of Portsmouth, England on Portsea Island.
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Captain Edward Stephen Fogarty Fegen VC, SGM (8 October 1891 - 5 November 1940) was by birth an English and by parentage an Irish Victoria Cross recipient, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.
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Edwardian Baroque is the Neo-Baroque architectural style of many public buildings built in the British Empire during the Edwardian era (1901–1910).
Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926) is the queen of 16 of the 53 member states in the Commonwealth of Nations.
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Elms are deciduous and semi-deciduous trees comprising the genus Ulmus in the plant family Ulmaceae.
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England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.
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Dame Frances Amelia Yates (28 November 1899 – 29 September 1981) was an English historian who focused on the study of the Renaissance.
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Fratton railway station is a railway station in Portsmouth, located near Fratton Park, the stadium of association football (soccer) club Portsmouth F.C..
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John Fredrick Thomas Jane (6 August 1865 – 8 March 1916) was the founding editor of reference books on warships (All the World’s Fighting Ships) and aircraft (All the World’s Airships) and the namesake of what would become Jane’s Information Group and many of its publications.
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Georgian architecture is the name given in most English-speaking countries to the set of architectural styles current between 1720 and 1830.
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The Great Storm of 1987 was a violent extratropical cyclone that occurred on the night of 15–16 October, with hurricane-force winds causing casualties in England, France and the Channel Islands as a severe depression in the Bay of Biscay moved northeast.
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Herbert George Wells (21 September 1866 – 13 August 1946), known primarily as H. G. Wells,.
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Hayling Island is an island off the south coast of England, in the borough of Havant in the county of Hampshire.
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Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston (20 October 1784 – 18 October 1865) was a British statesman who served twice as Prime Minister in the mid-19th century.
Henry VIII (28 June 1491 – 28 January 1547) was King of England from 21 April 1509 until his death.
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High Street (or the High Street) is a metonym for the concept (and frequently the street name) of the primary business street of towns or cities, especially in the United Kingdom and Commonwealth of Nations.
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Her Majesty's Naval Base, Portsmouth (HMNB Portsmouth) is one of three operating bases in the United Kingdom for the British Royal Navy, (the others being HMNB Clyde and HMNB Devonport).
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A hovercraft, also known as an air-cushion vehicle or ACV, is a craft capable of travelling over land, water, mud or ice and other surfaces.
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Hovertravel is a ferry company operating from Southsea, Portsmouth to Ryde, Isle of Wight, UK.
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The International Fleet Review was the last Royal Navy review, ending a tradition going back to the 15th century.
Isambard Kingdom Brunel, FRS (9 April 1806 – 15 September 1859), was an English mechanical and civil engineer who is considered "one of the most ingenious and prolific figures in engineering history", "one of the 19th century engineering giants", and "one of the greatest figures of the Industrial Revolution, changed the face of the English landscape with his groundbreaking designs and ingenious constructions".
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The Isle of Wight, is a county and the largest and second most populous island of England.
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Jeffrey Steele (born 3 July 1931) is an abstract painter.
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Jessie Road Bridge Halt was an intermediate station situated on the Southsea Railway between Fratton"Hampshire railways remembered" Oppitz,L Newbury, Countryside 1988 ISBN 1-85306-020-8 and Albert Road Bridge Halt (sometimes called Highland Road"The Southsea Railway" Robertson,K: Southampton, Kingfisher, 1985 ISBN 0-946184-16-X).
Jameel Sadik "Jim" Al-Khalili OBE (born 20 September 1962) is an Iraqi-born British theoretical physicist, author and broadcaster.
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The Kings Theatre is a theatre in Southsea, Portsmouth which opened on 30th September 1907.
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Lancelot Thomas Hogben FRS (9 December 1895 – 22 August 1975) was a British experimental zoologist and medical statistician.
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A library is a collection of sources of information and similar resources, made accessible to a defined community for reference or borrowing.
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The little grebe (Tachybaptus ruficollis), also known as dabchick, is a member of the grebe family of water birds.
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London Waterloo station is a central London railway terminus and London Underground station complex in the Waterloo area of the London Borough of Lambeth.
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The mallard or wild duck (Anas platyrhynchos) is a dabbling duck which breeds throughout the temperate and subtropical Americas, Europe, Asia, and North Africa, and has been introduced to New Zealand, Australia, Peru, Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina, Chile, the Falkland Islands and South Africa.
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The Mary Rose was a carrack-type warship of the English Tudor navy of King Henry VIII.
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Mary Rose Academy (formerly Mary Rose School) is a 2-19 special school with academy status, located in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England.
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Mayville High School is an independent co-educational day school in Southsea, Portsmouth, England.
The Mediterranean gull (Ichthyaetus melanocephalus) is a small gull which breeds almost entirely in the Western Palearctic, mainly in the south east, especially around the Black Sea, and in central Turkey.
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The title Moscow State Circus is used for a variety of circuses.
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The Napoleonic era is a period in the history of France and Europe.
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The Normandy landings (codenamed Operation Neptune) were the landing operations on 6 June 1944 (termed D-Day) of the Allied invasion of Normandy in Operation Overlord during World War II.
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Old Portsmouth is a district of the city of Portsmouth.
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An outdoor cinema (also called open-air cinema) consists of a digital or analog movie projector, scaffolded construction or inflatable movie screen, and sound system.
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The Overlord embroidery was commissioned by Lord Dulverton in 1968 and made by the Royal School of Needlework from designs by artist Sandra Lawrence.
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Parkrun (styled as parkrun) is the name given to a collection of five-kilometre running events that take place every Saturday morning in several countries.
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Pavement in construction is an outdoor floor or superficial surface covering.
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Peter Sellers, (born Richard Henry Sellers; 8 September 1925 – 24 July 1980) was a British film actor, comedian and singer.
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Phoenix canariensis is a species of flowering plant in the palm family Arecaceae, native to the Canary Islands.
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Portsea Island is a small, flat and low lying island just off the south coast of England.
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Portsmouth is the second largest city in the ceremonial county of Hampshire on the south coast of England.
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Portsmouth & Southsea railway station is the main railway station in central Portsmouth in Hampshire, England.
Portsmouth Football Club is a professional football club based in the city of Portsmouth, England.
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The Portsmouth Grammar School is a co-educational independent school in Portsmouth, England, located in the historic part of the city.
Portsmouth Harbour is a large natural harbour in Hampshire, England.
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Portsmouth Harbour railway station is a railway station in Portsmouth, England.
Portsmouth High School is an independent day school for girls in Southsea, a district in the southern coastal city of Portsmouth, England.
Portsmouth South is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 2015 by Conservative Flick Drummond.
Postwar Britain covers the history of the United Kingdom since 1945.
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The President of the United States of America (POTUS) is the elected head of state and head of government of the United States.
Priory School is a secondary school in Southsea.
Protected areas or conservation areas are locations which receive protection because of their recognized natural, ecological and/or cultural values.
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Queens Hotel is a luxury hotel in Southsea, Portsmouth, Hampshire.
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Robert William Victor Gittings CBE (1 February 1911 – 18 February 1992), was an English writer, biographer, BBC Radio producer, playwright and minor poet.
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The Royal Marines Museum is located in Eastney (Portsmouth), England, and is open to the public throughout the year.
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Joseph Rudyard Kipling (30 December 1865 – 18 January 1936)The Times, (London) 18 January 1936, p. 12 was an English short-story writer, poet, and novelist.
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Ryde is a British seaside town and civil parish, and the most populous urban area on the Isle of Wight, with a population of about 32,250.
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A seaside resort is a resort town or resort hotel, located on the coast.
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The Solent is the strait that separates the Isle of Wight from the mainland of England.
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The South Parade Pier is a pier in Portsmouth, England.
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Southsea Castle (early in its history also known as Chaderton Castle) is one of Henry VIII's Device Forts, also known as Henrician Castles.
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The Southsea Railway was a branch of the Portsmouth Direct Line, located in Portsmouth.
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The Southsea Shakespeare Actors are an amateur theatrical group in Southsea, Hampshire, England.
St John's College, sometimes referred to simply as St John's or SJC, is an independent day and boarding school located in Southsea, Hampshire, England.
A street light, light pole, lamppost, street lamp, light standard, or lamp standard is a raised source of light on the edge of a road or walkway.
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A street sweeper or street cleaner may refer to either a person's occupation, or a machine that cleans streets.
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A suburb is a residential area or a mixed use area, either existing as part of a city or urban area or as a separate residential community within commuting distance of a city.
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Swans are birds of the family Anatidae within the genus Cygnus.
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The Blitz (shortened from German Blitzkrieg, "lightning war") was the period of sustained strategic bombing of the United Kingdom by Nazi Germany during the Second World War.
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Thomas Croxton (March 8, 1822 – July 3, 1903) was a U.S. Representative from Virginia.
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Thomas Ellis Owen (1805 – 1862) was an English architect and developer responsible for many of the buildings that still exist in Southsea and Gosport.
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Trachycarpus fortunei (Chusan palm, windmill palm or Chinese windmill palm) is a palm native to central China (Hubei southwards), south to northern Burma and northern India, growing at altitudes of.
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Trafalgar School (formerly City of Portsmouth Boys' School) is a coeducational secondary school located in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England.
The Tufted duck (Aythya fuligula) is a small diving duck with a population of close to one million birds.
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Ulmus 'Lobel' is a Dutch hybrid cultivar raised at Wageningen, derived from a crossing of clone '202' (''U. glabra'' 'Exoniensis' × ''U. wallichiana'') with '336' ('Bea Schwarz', selfed), cloned in 1962 and released for sale in 1973.
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Ulmus × hollandica 'Vegeta', sometimes known as the Huntingdon Elm, is an old English hybrid cultivar raised at Brampton, near Huntingdon by nurserymen Wood & Ingram in 1746, allegedly from seed collected from an ''Ulmus'' × ''hollandica'' hybrid at nearby Hinchingbrooke Park.
Ulmus pumila, the Siberian elm, is native to Central Asia, eastern Siberia, Mongolia, Xizang (Tibet), northern China, India (northern Kashmir) and Korea.
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Ultrasaurus is a genus of sauropod dinosaur discovered by Haang Mook Kim in South Korea.
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The University of Portsmouth is a university in the city of Portsmouth, England.
The Victoria Cross (VC) is the highest military decoration awarded for valour "in the face of the enemy" to members of the armed forces of various Commonwealth countries, and previous British Empire territories.
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Victorian architecture is a series of architectural revival styles in the mid-to-late 19th century.
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The Victorian era of British history (and that of the British Empire) was the period of Queen Victoria's reign from 20 June 1837 until her death, on 22 January 1901.
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World War I (WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War or the Great War, was a global war centered in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918.
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World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related conflicts began earlier.
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The 2008 FA Cup Final was a football match held at Wembley Stadium on 17 May 2008 and was the final match of the 2007–08 FA Cup competition.
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Between 6 and 11 August 2011, thousands of people rioted in several London boroughs and in cities and towns across England.
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