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The Weigh House, Southampton

Description: The Weigh House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 14 July 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 135819

OS Grid Reference: SU4192811108
OS Grid Coordinates: 441928, 111108
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8979, -1.4052

Location: French Street, Southampton SO14 2AT

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

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There is also a scheduled monument, Vaults under school playground, French Street, 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

5239 (east side)

The Weigh House
SU 4111 3/124 14.7.53


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

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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