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Star Hotel, Southampton

Description: Star Hotel

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 14 July 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 135830

OS Grid Reference: SU4203011425
OS Grid Coordinates: 442030, 111425
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9008, -1.4037

Location: Eastgate Street, Southampton SO14 2NA

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

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Listing Text

5239 (east side)

Nos 26 and 27
(Star Hotel)
SU 4211 4/133 14.7.53


Lower 3 storeys probably pre-1800, the fourth storey added and the whole stuccoed
circa 1830-1840. Stuccoed with rusticated ground floor. Roof concealed by
ball moulded balustrade at roof level with central Royal Arms in colour.
Small cornice and stringcourse above second floor. Projecting balcony to
whole front at first floor level with contemporary cast iron railings. Upper
floors have 8 windows. The first floor has 6 windows and a large 3-light
central window with stuccoed fanlight in segmental arch and console keystone.
Large stuccoed wavy star over. Ground floor has 6 windows. Glazing bars
have gone in some windows and some windows have been altered to casements.
Contemporary rainwater heads flank centre. Central segmental arched yard
entrance. Small moulded caps at springing of arch. Original doors, boarded
and studded with large nails. Inscription to left of central arch on a stone
reads "Coach to London (Sundays excepted) Alresford, Alton performs 10 hours".

Listing NGR: SU4206011432

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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