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The Town Quay And Gas Column

The Town Quay And Gas Column

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Unique ID:289
Description:Drawn and engraved by philip brannon. published by w. sharland. The Gas Column commemorated the gift of iron gas pillars to the town by William Chamberlayne. It was erected in 1822 on the corner of New Road and Above Bar. In 1829 it was moved to the Town Quay. It now stands near Hoglands. This illustration also shows the Old Custom House and the Castle Hotel on the right. Part of the Watergate at the bottom of the High Street can also be seen on the extreme right. The Royal Pier can be seen in the background.
Creator:Unknown
Date:1850
Copyright:Southampton City Council
Partner:SCC Libraries
Partner ID:Unknown
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