City’s fashionable quarter before the high rises rose

St George's Square, Portsea, about 1939
St George's Square, Portsea, about 1939
HMS London back in Hong Kong for repairs. Here we see the hits on her port side.

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The photograph here shows the diversity of styles of period houses in the once-fashionable St George’s Square area of Portsea, Portsmouth.

It is now occupied by the high rise blocks of Mill Gate House and Grenville House.

From Portsmouth Through Time by John Sadden, publ;ished by Amberley at £12.99.