19 rare photos of Old Portsmouth dating back to the 1800s

Take a step back in time to a very Old Portsmouth. Perhaps you live or work in one of the buildings featured and know something of the history of the area?

The images in the gallery date back as far as the 1800s.

You will see the flooding over the years, the chain ferry and a very old King James Gate - c1850.

The majority of images are available to purchase should you wish to do so on our Photosales section, or you can call 0330 403 0033 or email [email protected].

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