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Victoria Park was laid out in 1878 by the County Borough of Portsmouth on land which had previously formed the glacis and open land of the defences of Portsea. It was opened to the public on 24 April of that year by the Mayor, Mr William King. The park remains (1999) as a public park and is now administered by the Leisure and Community Services Department of Portsmouth City Council.

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Designer: Alexander McKenzie (born 1829 died 1893)



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There are several memorials related to the Royal Navy.



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