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The Weigh House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Bargate, City of Southampton

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8979 / 50°53'52"N

Longitude: -1.4052 / 1°24'18"W

OS Eastings: 441928

OS Northings: 111109

OS Grid: SU419111

Mapcode National: GBR RQM.41

Mapcode Global: FRA 76YQ.NDT

Entry Name: The Weigh House

Listing Date: 14 July 1953

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1092049

English Heritage Legacy ID: 135819

Location: Southampton, SO14

County: City of Southampton

Locality: Bargate

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Southampton City Centre St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

Listing Text

1. FRENCH STREET
5239 (east side)

The Weigh House
SU 4111 3/124 14.7.53

II*

2.
Mid C13 and C15. The shell of a mediaeval building which probably originally
housed the king's weigh beam. It is also mentioned in 1454 as the Paysage
House of the Earl of Warwick. One storey stone with C13 window in north wall
of 2 trefoiled lights with a quatrefoiled circle in the stonework between
their heads, and blocked C13 doorway in east wall. Four centred C15 doorway
to French Street. Scheduled as an ancient monument.

Listing NGR: SU4190811158

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