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Seventeenth-century fortifications found at University of Portsmouth archaeological dig

Some of Portsmouth’s historic fortifications are being uncovered in two trenches on the site of the new University of Portsmouth Sports Facility in Ravelin Park. The walls that have been revealed would have protected the naval port during the 17th century, a major period of development for the port.  A gun platform or embrasure has now been uncovered by the archaeologists, AOC archaeology.

See the most recent article on the project in the University of Portsmouth News

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