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Church of St Julian

A Grade I Listed Building in Southampton, City of Southampton

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Latitude: 50.8965 / 50°53'47"N

Longitude: -1.4036 / 1°24'12"W

OS Eastings: 442041

OS Northings: 110951

OS Grid: SU420109

Mapcode National: GBR RQQ.Z1

Mapcode Global: FRA 76YQ.WHR

Entry Name: Church of St Julian

Listing Date: 14 July 1953

Last Amended: 8 October 1981

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1091959

English Heritage Legacy ID: 135978

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

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Listing Text

Church of St Julian
(formerly listed as
St Julian's Hospital
'God's House' (including
SU 4210 5/280 14.7.53


Circa 1190 much restored in 1861. This was the chapel of the Hospital of
St Julian or God's House, founded circa 1185 as an almshouse and hostel for
travellers on pilgrimage to canterbuty. From the C16 to 1939 it was used
regularly by French Protestants and is thus also known as the French Church.
Exterior of coursed stone rubble with tiled roof. Stone coping to gable end
with cross-shaped saddle stone. Squat tower having archway beneath. Renewed
north door. Nave and chancel of 2 bays each with transitional style windows.
C12 chancel arch of 2 orders. Leper's Squint Stoup Monument, probably C19
commemorating the nearby execution of Richard Plantagenet, Lord Scrope of
Masham and Sir Thamas Gray of Northumberland in 1415 for their conspiracy
against Henry V (see also Red Lion Inn, High Street). C19 barrel vaulted
roof Grade I for historical interest.

Listing NGR: SU4255313582

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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