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Director Generals' Building at Former Ordnance Survey Offices, Southampton

Description: Director Generals' Building at Former Ordnance Survey Offices

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 October 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 135910

OS Grid Reference: SU4207112959
OS Grid Coordinates: 442071, 112959
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9146, -1.4029

Location: 15 Rockstone Place, Southampton SO15 2EP

Locality: Southampton
County: Southampton
Country: England
Postcode: SO15 2EP

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Listing Text

Director Generals'
Building at Former
Ordnance Survey Offices
(formerly listed as part
of group of former
SU 4212 2/217 2.10.69 Ordnance Survey Offices)


Circa 1840. This was probably the Governor's House. Corner building. Three
storeys and semi-basement. Three windows to Rockstone Place elevation, 4
windows to the Avenue. End pilasters rising the full height of the building.
Dentilled cornice. Windows are sashes retaining their glazing bars. Ground
floor windows are round-headed with arched recessed heads, and stuccoed fan
decoration in tympana. Central round-headed keyed door opening. Stone doorcase
with shallow moulded cornice hood on brackets and pilasters. Central portion
with doorway and middle windows breaks forward slightly.

Listing NGR: SU4206612959

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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