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Tower House, Southampton

Description: Tower House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 October 1981
English Heritage Building ID: 135944

OS Grid Reference: SU4207610926
OS Grid Coordinates: 442076, 110926
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8963, -1.4031

Location: Back of the Walls, Southampton SO14 2NY

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

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Listing Text

Tower House
SU 4210 5/247


Mainly C19 probably incorporating part of an earlier C18 building. Three
storeys built of stone rubble with tiled roof. Red brick window dressings.
Castellated parapet raised up in the centre with a shield. Three sashes with
vertical glazing bars only. The ground floor projects and is castellated
with a further projecting porch. This building is thought to have been used
as the town mortuary as it was adjacent to the Gaol.

Listing NGR: SU4207010929

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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