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