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Latitude: 50.8986 / 50°53'54"N
Longitude: -1.4053 / 1°24'19"W
OS Eastings: 441917
OS Northings: 111180
OS Grid: SU419111
Mapcode National: GBR RQH.C3
Mapcode Global: FRA 76YQ.NBB
Entry Name: Medieval Merchant's House
Location: Southampton, SO14
County: City of Southampton
Traditional County: Hampshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire
Listing Date: 14 July 1953
Source: Historic England
English Heritage Legacy ID: 135815
Source ID: 1092048
This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 22/11/2016
FRENCH STREET (west side),
Medieval Merchant's House
(Formerly listed as: FRENCH STREET (west side) No. 58)
Late C13 or early C14 building, probably a merchant's house with shop. Two
storeys stone rubble with vaulted undercroft. Modern tiled roof. Above the
undercroft the building is divided into 6 bays, the 2 central bays being an
open hall and the other bays 2 storey chamber blocks. The stump of the crown
post survives. The ceiling of the western lower chamber survives with corbel
bearing merchants' marks and moulded central beam. Galleried interior. This
is claimed to be the earliest complete mediaeval House surviving in England.
Scheduled as an ancient monument.
Listing NGR: SU4190811158
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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