Picture special - old pubs of Portsmouth

One of the famous old pictures here is of The Hard, Portsea, and five pubs within 100 yards of each other .

Tuesday, 27th July 2021, 7:55 pm
Five pubs in a row on The Hard, Portsmouth, circa 1910. A pub crawl within 100 yards. Picture: Robert James collection.
Five pubs in a row on The Hard, Portsmouth, circa 1910. A pub crawl within 100 yards. Picture: Robert James collection.

What a pub crawl that must have been – anyone would think this was the home of the Royal Navy .

To see the full gallery of historic pub pictures click here.

A different view of the harbour from above the Still & West pub, Point, Old Portsmouth. Picture: Mike Nolan collection.

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The Hog's Lodge on the corner of Petersfield Lane and Hogs Lodge Lane, near Clanfield, in the 1920s. Picture: Barry Cox postcard collection.
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