SZ6399 : Vulcan Building, Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth

taken 10 years ago, near to Portsmouth, Great Britain

Vulcan Building, Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth
Vulcan Building, Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth
Built in 1814 as a naval storehouse, the clock tower and north wing were burnt out in the blitz of 1941. It then lay vacant for fity years until restored by Berkeley Festival Waterfront Company as part of the Portsmouth Harbour Millennium Project. It is now partly residential and partly a contemporary art gallery. LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link )

The blue building behind, just going up, is Number 1 Gunwharf Quays which, although nice enough in itself, rather spoils the outline of the Vulcan building.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 11 July, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 12 July, 2007
Category
House   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 6309 9976 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:47.6388N 1:6.3742W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 6297 9971
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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