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Weigh House Vault (Situated Under Playground of St John's School), Southampton

Description: Weigh House Vault (Situated Under Playground of St John's School)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 February 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 135820

OS Grid Reference: SU4193311117
OS Grid Coordinates: 441933, 111117
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8980, -1.4051

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

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Listing Text

5239 (east side)

Weigh House Vault
(situated under
playground of
St John's School)
(formerly listed as
'Vault under playground
of St John's School)
SU 4111 3/125 14.2.69


Mediaeval vault, probably dating from the end of C14. This was probably of
the type where the front part of the undercroft was used as a shop. The vault
is elliptical in form built in dressed stone with an ashlar course at springing
level. Door with 4-centred head. Stone benches are set in the side recesses.
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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