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Conduit House

A Grade II Listed Building in Bargate, City of Southampton

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.909 / 50°54'32"N

Longitude: -1.4099 / 1°24'35"W

OS Eastings: 441582

OS Northings: 112338

OS Grid: SU415123

Mapcode National: GBR RPV.YV

Mapcode Global: FRA 76YP.SMR

Entry Name: Conduit House

Location: Southampton, SO15

County: City of Southampton

Locality: Bargate

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Listing Date: 14 July 1953

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

English Heritage Legacy ID: 135795

Source ID: 1092037

Listing Text

1. COMMERCIAL ROAD
5239
Conduit House
SU 4112 1/102 14.7.53

II

2.
Early C14 conduit house which collected water from wells and springs for the
Southampton public water supply. This was originally collected by the Franciscan
Friars circa 1290 and the water system was transferred to the town council
in 1420. It is one of the earliest known examples of municipally controlled
water supply on this scale. One storey stone building with stone pitched
roof. One blocked slit window. Doorcase with shouldered lintel. Scheduled
as an ancient monument.


Listing NGR: SU4255313582

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