SZ6198 : Royal Naval Hospital, Haslar, Gosport

taken 11 years ago, near to Gosport, Hampshire, Great Britain

Royal Naval Hospital, Haslar, Gosport
Royal Naval Hospital, Haslar, Gosport
Started in 1746 when press gangs were still the favoured method of recruitment, the Royal Navy Hospital, Haslar was the largest brick building in the world when it accepted its first patients 1753. A report in the Daily Telegraph 13 April 2007 states the hospital is to close in April 2007.
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The Isle of Wight hovercraft in the Solent is a sharp contrast to the wooden ships built at the time of the hospital.

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SZ6198, 174 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 3 February, 2007   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 3 March, 2007
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Hospital   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 619 986 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:47.0207N 1:7.3988W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 631 991
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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