SU6100 : Entrance arch, Royal Clarence Yard

taken 2 years ago, near to Gosport, Hampshire, Great Britain

Entrance arch, Royal Clarence Yard
Entrance arch, Royal Clarence Yard
Royal Clarence Yard in Gosport, was established in 1828 as one of the Royal Navy's two principal, purpose built, provincial victualling establishments (the other being Royal William Yard in Plymouth). It was designed by George Ledwell Taylor, Civil Architect to the Navy Board and named after the then Duke of Clarence (later William IV, King of England). The new victualling yard was developed on approximately 20 hectares of land, some of which was already in use as a brewing establishment at Weevil on the west shore of Portsmouth Harbour, to the north of Gosport.
Between the establishment of the Yard and its eventual decommissioning in the early 1990s, Royal Clarence Yard supplied provisions to the Royal Navy in all the major conflicts of this period.
In 1995, the Ministry of Defence declared 16.26 hectares of Royal Clarence Yard surplus to requirements and released it to Gosport Borough Council. Berkeley Homes bid for the land in 1998 and was granted planning permission for a mixed use development in 2001.
Many of the remaining buildings are Grade II listed.

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Date Taken
Saturday, 1 December, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 20 May, 2020
Geographical Context
Boundary, Barrier  Derelict, Disused  Defence, Military 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 6163 0051 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:48.0529N 1:7.6094W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SU 6161 0051
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