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Portchester

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Template:GBdot Portchester is a small town to the northwest of Portsmouth, England. It is part of the Fareham district of Hampshire.

Portchester Castle has been located in Portchester since before the Norman conquest, as it is one of the Roman channel forts.

The castle has three main stages, roman walls from the original roman shore fort, a saxon church and a norman keep.

As well as the castle and the abundance of historic houses in Castle Street, this suburb is well placed for a multitude of waterfront leisure activities, being only a short distanced from the UK's third largest marina at Port Solent (which is home to Europe's second largest gym and health club, including a large outdoor pool) and a short journey from the historic city of Portsmouth. Template:UK-geo-stub

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