Tiles, Towers and Witch’s Hats: The Eye-catching Pubs of Portsmouth & Southsea

If you take a walk around Portsmouth and Southsea you can’t help noticing the number of spectacular pubs. Some have tall corner towers, some are richly tiled and others have prominent signs promoting long gone breweries. Portsmouth historians Riley & Eley claim that the public house is
“….arguably the most distinctive feature of Portsmouth’s late Victorian working class housing areas”….