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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1179384



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.


District: City of Southampton

District Type: Unitary Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 14-Feb-1969

Date of most recent amendment: 08-Oct-1981

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 135968

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Reasons for Designation

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1. WESTGATE STREET 5239 Tudor Merchants Hall (formerly listed as SU 4111 3/270 The Guard House) 14.2.69


2. C15 restored 1973-4. Built before 1428, this building originally stood in St Michael's Square. The upper floors were used as the town Woollen Cloth Hall and the open arcaded ground floor as the Fishmarket. By the C17 it had become derelict and was sold in 1634 to Alderman Edward Exton for 20 marks for re-erection on the present site as a warehouse. The arcaded ground floor was filled in. Three storeys. Five bay timber-framed building with plaster infilling on stone rubble ground floor. Curved braces to second floor. Mullioned or mullioned and transomed windows in wooden frames, not original. Tiled roof. Interior has a crown post roof.

Listing NGR: SU4181011225

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National Grid Reference: SU 41793 11209


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