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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
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
1. FRENCH STREET
5239 (east side)
Weigh House Vault
St John's School)
(formerly listed as
'Vault under playground
of St John's School)
SU 4111 3/125 14.2.69
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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