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|Unusually for the Isle of Wight this was a land defence fort (rather than sea) and acted as barracks for gunners manning the batteries at the west of the Island. Used for several 'raves' in the 90's, currently being converted for residential use.||02/19/2006||488|
|Horse and Livestock Show on th Isle of Wight.|
|Isle of Wight Speedway - Home of the Wightlink Islanders motorcycle speedway team. The centre was originally an athletics stadium and the track a 400m running track, making it one of the longest speedway tracks in the country.||02/27/2006||450|
|Hovercraft Terminal Ryde Isle Of Wight UK|
This is the Ryde ternimal for the hovercraft service that runs between Southsea (Portsmouth & Southsea) & the Isle of Wight This was the first Hovercraft passenger service in the world Founded in 1965, Hovertravel Limited is the world's longest established commercial hovercraft operator. The hovercraft, a totally new form of transport was invente...
|Cluster of 3 prisons at Parkhurst on the Isle of Wight||02/26/2006||461|
|The Needles is a row of distinctive stacks of chalk that rise out of the sea off the western extremity of the Isle of Wight, England, close to Alum Bay. A lighthouse has stood at the western end of the formation since 1859. The formation takes its name from a needle-shaped pillar called Lot's Wife that used to stand in its midst until it collapsed in a storm in 1764. The remaining rocks are all...||02/27/2006||858|
|One of the few Island buildings which can be made out from the UK mainland. Designed by Sir George Gilbert Scott who also deigned the Albert Memorial and completed in 1872 it is situated (so I believe) at the highest point in Ryde town.||02/22/2006||331|
|Isle of Man Prison is a mixed-use prison located in the Jurby parish of the Isle of Man. The prison is operated by the Isle of Man Prison Service (part of the Department of Home Affairs) and is the only functioning prison on the island.|
It replaced the old Victoria Road Prison in Douglas.
|Theme park on Isle of Wight with Maze Rides etc||01/21/2006||442|
|Hovercraft Terminal Southsea UK|
This is the Southsea (Portsmouth) ternimal for the hovercraft service that runs between Southsea (Portsmouth & Southsea) This was the first Hovercraft passenger service in the world Founded in 1965, Hovertravel Limited is the world's longest established commercial hovercraft operator. The hovercraft, a totally new form of transport was invented in 1955 and...
|HMP Albany, part of a large group of prisons on the Isle of Wight||09/22/2006||547|
|Six-sided fort originally housing 110 men and up to 6 big guns. Disarmed 1907 it is now a business premises.||02/15/2006||332|