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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: 1231877



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

County: Hampshire

District: Test Valley

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Romsey

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 28-Aug-1951

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 407094

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CORN MARKET 1. (North Side) 1559 ------------ Former Corn Exchange SU 3521 4/21 28.8.51.


2. Dated 1864. A symmetrical 2-storey stucco block with 3 exposed fronts in an important position. Each front is 3 bays wide, divided by composite pilasters, with moulded entablature; stuccoed plinth. Band between 1st and ground floors. North and south fronts formerly had balustraded parapets and cornice; recently replaced by stuccoed parapet wall with capping (rising to approximately a quarter of the height of the tympanum on east side). The east front has a central pediment ornamented in tympanum with a design of sheaves (gilded), pitchfork and sickle. 3-light windows on all storeys on all fronts (metal framed and casement windows on upper floors); all windows in panelled surrounds; stuccoed panelling below all upper windows. 3 steps lead up to modern door in centre of east front: 6 panelled and double with 3-light rectangular fanlight; formerly doorway had a balcony over. Extending from western end on south side: a 2 storeyed curved bay with 2 windows; colourwashed brick; modern 2-light windows in 3 tiers with frosted glazing. On ground floor in westernmost bay on north side, central part of window replaced by modern panelled door.

All the listed buildings in Corn Market and Market Place form a group.

Listing NGR: SU3522521140

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National Grid Reference: SU 35240 21171


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