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Director Generals' Building at Former Ordnance Survey Offices

A Grade II Listed Building in Southampton, City of Southampton

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Latitude: 50.9146 / 50°54'52"N

Longitude: -1.4029 / 1°24'10"W

OS Eastings: 442071

OS Northings: 112959

OS Grid: SU420129

Mapcode National: GBR RQT.FV

Mapcode Global: FRA 76YP.H7T

Entry Name: Director Generals' Building at Former Ordnance Survey Offices

Listing Date: 2 October 1969

Last Amended: 8 October 1981

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1092004

English Heritage Legacy ID: 135910

Location: Southampton, SO15

County: City of Southampton

Electoral Ward/Division: Bevois

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

Director Generals'
Building at Former
Ordnance Survey Offices
(formerly listed as part
of group of former
SU 4212 2/217 2.10.69 Ordnance Survey Offices)


Circa 1840. This was probably the Governor's House. Corner building. Three
storeys and semi-basement. Three windows to Rockstone Place elevation, 4
windows to the Avenue. End pilasters rising the full height of the building.
Dentilled cornice. Windows are sashes retaining their glazing bars. Ground
floor windows are round-headed with arched recessed heads, and stuccoed fan
decoration in tympana. Central round-headed keyed door opening. Stone doorcase
with shallow moulded cornice hood on brackets and pilasters. Central portion
with doorway and middle windows breaks forward slightly.

Listing NGR: SU4206612959

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

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