Inside the stunning Southsea home packed with our city's little-known history

Brankesmere, set in a walled garden beside Queens Crescent, has a past that includes brewing combined with the founding of Portsmouth Football Club, visits from the forerunner of the KGB, and time as a school for the daughters of officers and professional men as well as a headquarters from which the current Hampshire Constabulary was formed.

In this period, there were references to MI5 and the KVD meeting to discuss the mysterious disappearance of former Royal Navy diver Buster Crabb...
source: Portsmouth.co.uk

2019-11-18 20:14
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