Rising from the ashes

The first in 1985 of the original cottage in Castle Street, Portchester.
The first in 1985 of the original cottage in Castle Street, Portchester.
David Janess May 1964 picture of the tiny post office  opposite Tracys in Commercial Road, Portsmouth.

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These two pictures were taken by Paul Currie 28 years apart.

The main photo was shot in 1985 and shows the original cottage in Castle Street, Portchester. It caught fire in 1988 and was demolished with Phoenix Cottage, below, replacing it

Unfortunately this caught fire in 1988 and was demolished with Phoenix Cottage built in its place.

Unfortunately this caught fire in 1988 and was demolished with Phoenix Cottage built in its place.