FERRY HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1252946
Date first listed:
08-Nov-1989
Statutory Address:
FERRY HOUSE, CANUTE ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
FERRY HOUSE, CANUTE ROAD

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

District:
City of Southampton (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SU 42729 10988

Details

The following building shall be added to the list:-

SU 4210 SOUTHAMPTON CANUTE ROAD

5/50 Ferry House

GV II

Office building. c.1870 with some alterations, late C19 and 1989. Yellow brick (Beaulieu buff) with a Welsh slate roof. T-shaped plan with a 3x5 block on the north side and a 6x4 block on the south with projecting porches on the north- west, south-west and south-east elevations, all three of which show evidence (straight joints) of being later additions, but closely contemporary with the original build. Brickwork with horizontal rustication to ground floor, plain sash windows of 4 panes, hipped roofs. Moulded band at first floor and cornice levels. North elevation has a 1989 reddish brick addition. Single bay 2 storey porch with two attached rusticated brick piers. North elevation has thus 6.1.3 windows. East elevation is 5 windows with 3-bay porch, originally one storey raised to 2 storeys 1989 in reddish brick; it carries marble war memorial plaques on either side of the doorway. South elevation is 3.6 windows with 3-bay single storey porch covering the join. Tall brick stacks. Interior: (refurbished 1989). A very unaltered example of a custom built Victorian office block with large high ceiling rooms, good joinery, some cornices and an open well stair within an arcaded space (arcade infilled 1989). This has stone treads, a wrought iron decorative balustrade and a mahogany rail. Wrought iron screen at head of stairs. A good example of Victorian functional design built as the Docks Board Office and later used as the Southern Railway Docks Office.

Listing NGR: SU4267711030

This List entry has been amended to add the source for War Memorials Online. This source was not used in the compilation of this List entry but is added here as a guide for further reading, 27 October 2017.

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
135998
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Websites
War Memorials Online, accessed 27 October 2017 from https://www.warmemorialsonline.org.uk/memorial/201502

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 17 Feb 2006
Reference: IOE01/15222/26
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Thomas Olding. Source Historic England Archive
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