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Latitude: 50.8968 / 50°53'48"N
Longitude: -1.3975 / 1°23'50"W
OS Eastings: 442469
OS Northings: 110983
OS Grid: SU424109
Mapcode National: GBR RRP.T7
Mapcode Global: FRA 76YQ.Z7X
Entry Name: Union Castle House
Listing Date: 8 October 1981
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1092067
English Heritage Legacy ID: 135758
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
1. CANUTE ROAD
(Union Castle House)
SU 4210 5/66
1847 by Alfred Giles, Engineer to the Docks. This was originally built as
the Custom House and was used as such until 1902 when the new Custom House,
Post Office Building, Platform Road was built. Two storeys yellow brick.
The Canute Road elevation has a C20 stone addition. Centre portion of higher
elevation. 3:5:3 windows. Hipped tiled roof with massive wooden modillion
cornice. Centre portion has louvred lantern. Windows are sashes with most
glazing bars intact and moulded architraves to first floor windows, with cornices
as well to centre windows. The ground floor stone projection has a round-headed
doorcase with lights each side flanked by engaged Tuscan columns supporting
the entablature which has a triglyph frieze and urns. The centre of the parapet
is raised up. End quoins. Plinth.
Listing NGR: SU4246610977
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