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Latitude: 50.8963 / 50°53'46"N
Longitude: -1.4029 / 1°24'10"W
OS Eastings: 442088
OS Northings: 110933
OS Grid: SU420109
Mapcode National: GBR RQV.Q4
Mapcode Global: FRA 76YQ.WSW
Entry Name: God's House Gate
Listing Date: 14 July 1953
Last Amended: 8 October 1981
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1340004
English Heritage Legacy ID: 135945
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
God's House Gate
(formerly listed as
South Gate or God's
House Gate and adjoining
portion of City Wall)
SU 4210 5/248 14.7.53
A circa 1300 gateway defended by a double portcullis. It was known as the
Saltmarsh Gate and God's House Gate after the nearby hospital for poor travellers.
The tower above the gate was called Lambcote Tower and was used as a prison.
Built of stone rubble. Three storey tower with arched gateway with double
portcullis and 3 storey building adjoining. The windows are trefoil or cinquefoil
headed lights. Scheduled as an ancient monument.
Listing NGR: SU4207010929
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