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Description: West Pavilion, Southern and Western Ranges, Barrack Block and Staff Quaters to Former Ordnance Surve
Date Listed: 2 October 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 135850
OS Grid Reference: SU4203412808
OS Grid Coordinates: 442034, 112808
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9132, -1.4035
1. LONDON ROAD
West Pavilion, Southern
and Western Ranges,
Barrack Block and
Staff Quarters to former
Ordnance Survey Office
(formerly listed as
group of former
Ordnance Survey Offices)
SU 4312 2/157 2.10.69
This is the original Southampton site of the Ordnance Survey who moved here
from the Tower of London in 1841. They occupied buildings built as barracks
circa 1800 which had been turned into an asylum for military orphans in 1816.
Early C19 one storey yellow brick entrance block now called Barrack Block with
round-headed carriage entrance with keystones. Attached to this is a long
range known as the Western Range dated 1867 on a keystone, of 2 storeys yellow
brick. Parapet with dentil cornice concealing roof. Sash windows, some of
which are triple. Simple doorcases.
There are 2 detached pavilions of 2 storeys yellow brick. The west pavilion
has a hipped slate roof. The other pavilion known as Southern Range has a
cornice. Three sashes each with stuccoed fan moulding above. Simple doorcases.
To the south is the former Staff Quarters, dated 1868 on a keystone and of
2 storeys yellow brick with 8 sashes; modillion cornice and band between floors.
Listing NGR: SU4255313582
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Source: English Heritage
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