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Brief description of site

Victoria Park covers approximately 3.5 hectares, and dates from the late-19th century. Features include a gate lodge, perimeter walk, aviary, a fountain and several listed monuments.

Brief history of site

Victoria Park was laid out in 1878 on land which had previously formed the glacis and open land of the defences of Portsea. The park was designed by Alexander McKenzie.

Location information:

Address: Victoria Park, PO1 1DU

Locality: Hampshire

Local Authorities:


Historical County: Hampshire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 196 Grid Ref: SU639003
Latitude: 50.7988 Longitude: -1.09465

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This is a municipal park for general public use.

Key information:

Form of site: public park

Purpose of site: urban park

Context or principal building: parks, gardens and urban spaces

Site first created: 1878

Main period of development: Late 19th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 3.5

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