Gas Column (Situated on a Traffic Roundabout at the Junction of Hanover Buildings, Houndwell Place, , Southampton
Description: Gas Column (Situated on a Traffic Roundabout at the Junction of Hanover Buildings, Houndwell Place,
Date Listed: 14 February 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 135848
OS Grid Reference: SU4222011663
OS Grid Coordinates: 442220, 111663
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9029, -1.4009
Location: Houndwell Place, Southampton SO14 1JW
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(situated on a
at the junction of
Palmerstone Road and
SU 4211 4/156 14.2.69
1829. This was originally erected in another part of Southampton to commemorate
the installation in 1822 of gas-lighting in the town by W Chauberlayne, M.P.
The columns is of a lion and is a replica of one of the original gas street
lamp columns. Stepped base, plinth with inscription, tapering fluted Doric
column surmounted by urn and spherical container with slender finial.
Listing NGR: SU4255313582
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Source: English Heritage
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