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Weigh House Vault (Situated Under Playground of St John's School)

A Grade II Listed Building in Bargate, City of Southampton

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.898 / 50°53'52"N

Longitude: -1.4051 / 1°24'18"W

OS Eastings: 441933

OS Northings: 111117

OS Grid: SU419111

Mapcode National: GBR RQM.3V

Mapcode Global: FRA 76YQ.NFW

Entry Name: Weigh House Vault (Situated Under Playground of St John's School)

Listing Date: 14 February 1969

Last Amended: 8 October 1981

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1339999

English Heritage Legacy ID: 135820

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. FRENCH STREET
5239 (east side)

Weigh House Vault
(situated under
playground of
St John's School)
(formerly listed as
'Vault under playground
of St John's School)
SU 4111 3/125 14.2.69

II

2.
Mediaeval vault, probably dating from the end of C14. This was probably of
the type where the front part of the undercroft was used as a shop. The vault
is elliptical in form built in dressed stone with an ashlar course at springing
level. Door with 4-centred head. Stone benches are set in the side recesses.
Scheduled as an ancient monument.


Listing NGR: SU4190811158

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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