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Canute's Palace, Southampton

Description: Canute's Palace

Grade: I
Date Listed: 14 July 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 135887

OS Grid Reference: SU4194811002
OS Grid Coordinates: 441948, 111002
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8970, -1.4049

Location: Porter's Lane, Southampton SO14 2AN

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

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There is also a scheduled monument, Town Wall: the Water Gate, High 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

Canute's Palace
(formerly listed as
Canute's House and
No 1)
SU 4111 3/195 14.7.53


The remains of a 2 storey late C12 merchant's house of upper hall-house type.
The eastern upper room may have been the counting house or place of business.
Uncoursed rubble walls, including a later Norman window of 2 round-headed
lights within a round-headed hooded frame. The west gable stands to full
heigh but is mostly rebuilt and has a round-headed window with a double r und-headed
arch. Scheduled as an ancient monument.

Listing NGR: SU4255313582

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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