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Southampton Castle Wall Running from Forest View to Castle Lane, Southampton

Description: Southampton Castle Wall Running from Forest View to Castle Lane

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 14 July 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 135785

OS Grid Reference: SU4190811513
OS Grid Coordinates: 441908, 111513
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9016, -1.4054

Location: Maddison Street, Southampton SO14 2BU

Locality: Southampton
County: Southampton
Country: England
Postcode: SO14 2BU

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There is also a scheduled monument, Town Wall: Section from 75yds (70m) E of Arundel Tower to Limit of Castle Site Including Arundel and Catchcold Towers, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

Listing Text

Southampton Castle wall
running from Forest View
to Castle Lane
SU 4111 3/92 14.7.53


Late C14 remains of the drum towers flanking the principal gateway to Southampton's
Mediaeval Castle. These twin drum towers were added to the defensive bailey
wall of the Royal Castle. Stone rubble walls to a height of nearly 20 ft
with several arches, some now blocked. Scheduled as an ancient monument.

Listing NGR: SU4192811458

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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