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Union Castle House

A Grade II Listed Building in Southampton, Southampton

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1092067

English Heritage Legacy ID: 135758

Location: Southampton, SO14

County: 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

No 100
(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

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

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