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Tudor Merchants Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Southampton, Southampton

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Latitude: 50.8989 / 50°53'55"N

Longitude: -1.4071 / 1°24'25"W

OS Eastings: 441793

OS Northings: 111209

OS Grid: SU417112

Mapcode National: GBR RQ7.W1

Mapcode Global: FRA 76YQ.MN2

Entry Name: Tudor Merchants Hall

Listing Date: 14 February 1969

Last Amended: 8 October 1981

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1179384

English Heritage Legacy ID: 135968

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

Tudor Merchants Hall
(formerly listed as
SU 4111 3/270 The Guard House)


C15 restored 1973-4. Built before 1428, this building originally stood in
St Michael's Square. The upper floors were used as the town Woollen Cloth
Hall and the open arcaded ground floor as the Fishmarket. By the C17 it had
become derelict and was sold in 1634 to Alderman Edward Exton for 20 marks
for re-erection on the present site as a warehouse. The arcaded ground floor
was filled in. Three storeys. Five bay timber-framed building with plaster
infilling on stone rubble ground floor. Curved braces to second floor. Mullioned
or mullioned and transomed windows in wooden frames, not original. Tiled
roof. Interior has a crown post roof.

Listing NGR: SU4181011225

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

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