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Alverstoke, Hampshire

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Alverstoke, Hampshire

Alverstoke is a small settlement contiguous with the town of Gosport, on the south coast of Hampshire. It stretches east-west from Fort Blockhouse, Haslar to Browndown Battery, and is centred 0.5 miles east of the shore of Stokes Bay and near the head of a creek which extends a mile westward from Portsmouth Harbour. The Royal Navy's Institute of Naval Medicine (INM) is located in the Haslar part of the community.
DistrictGosport
Post townGOSPORT
Administrative CountyHampshire
Traditional CountyHampshire
OS GridSZ5998
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityHampshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHampshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHampshire
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Central
Dialling code023
 

Other names by which Alverstoke, Hampshire has been known in the past

Alwarestoch

Alverstoke, Hampshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Alverstoke, par. and vil., including the town of Gosport, S. Hants, 3812 ac. and 1223 water and foreshore, pop. 21,581; P.O., T.O.

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