New homes for Curzon Howe Road, Portsea

Plaque unveiling at Curzon Howe Road, Portsea, 1912.
Plaque unveiling at Curzon Howe Road, Portsea, 1912.
Thanks to Derek Howard we can now locate the position of the Royal Marines Light Infantry bathing pool and, inset, the original picture of the pool. 'Picture: Robert James Collection

NOSTALGIA: Site of marines’ pool at Gosport

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Plaque unveiling, Curzon Howe Road, Portsea, 1912.

The first council houses were built on the site of White’s Row. Forty-three two-storey houses went up in Curzon Howe Road, named after Admiral Curzon Howe. They were built specifically for the people displaced by the slum clearance.