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Union Castle House, Southampton

Description: Union Castle House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 October 1981
English Heritage Building ID: 135758

OS Grid Reference: SU4246910983
OS Grid Coordinates: 442469, 110983
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8968, -1.3975

Location: B3039, Southampton SO14 3FJ

Locality: Southampton
County: Southampton
Country: England
Postcode: SO14 3FJ

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Listing Text

No 100
(Union Castle House)
SU 4210 5/66


1847 by Alfred Giles, Engineer to the Docks. This was originally built as
the Custom House and was used as such until 1902 when the new Custom House,
Post Office Building, Platform Road was built. Two storeys yellow brick.
The Canute Road elevation has a C20 stone addition. Centre portion of higher
elevation. 3:5:3 windows. Hipped tiled roof with massive wooden modillion
cornice. Centre portion has louvred lantern. Windows are sashes with most
glazing bars intact and moulded architraves to first floor windows, with cornices
as well to centre windows. The ground floor stone projection has a round-headed
doorcase with lights each side flanked by engaged Tuscan columns supporting
the entablature which has a triglyph frieze and urns. The centre of the parapet
is raised up. End quoins. Plinth.

Listing NGR: SU4246610977

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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