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Water Gate Tower

A Grade II Listed Building in Bargate, City of Southampton

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8968 / 50°53'48"N

Longitude: -1.4046 / 1°24'16"W

OS Eastings: 441972

OS Northings: 110976

OS Grid: SU419109

Mapcode National: GBR RQM.6P

Mapcode Global: FRA 76YQ.W1G

Entry Name: Water Gate Tower

Listing Date: 14 February 1969

Last Amended: 8 October 1981

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1091977

English Heritage Legacy ID: 135940

Location: Southampton, SO14

County: City of Southampton

Electoral Ward/Division: Bargate

Built-Up Area: Southampton

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Southampton City Centre St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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Listing Text

1. TOWN QUAY
5239
Water Gate Tower
(formerly listed as
Watergate)
SU 41 SW 10/244 14.2.69

I

2.
C14 and C15. The remains of the Watergate, the south gate of the town. Built
of stone rubble. Drum tower of 3 storeys and part of fourth storey with 3
arched windows. Three storey rectangular tower added to west in early C15.
South facade has a central part recessed between buttresses and a parapet
with machicolations resting on 3 stepped corbels.
Remains of garderobes on each floor. Four centred doorway. Late C15 extension
to the north, the west wall retaining a 2 light square-headed window.
Scheduled as an ancient monument.


Listing NGR: SU4207010929

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