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Wight House

A Grade II Listed Building in Southampton, City of Southampton

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Latitude: 50.8969 / 50°53'48"N

Longitude: -1.3949 / 1°23'41"W

OS Eastings: 442652

OS Northings: 110996

OS Grid: SU426109

Mapcode National: GBR RS2.08

Mapcode Global: FRA 76ZQ.SG9

Plus Code: 9C2WVJW4+Q2

Entry Name: Wight House

Listing Date: 29 July 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387803

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475795

Location: Bargate, Southampton, SO14

County: City of Southampton

Electoral Ward/Division: Bargate

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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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983/5/10030 Wight House


Bank. 1896; by S. Kelway Pope, for the Capital Counties Bank. Yellow brick with Bath stone dressings. Slate mansard roof with stone coping to gable ends and lead rolls, flats and dome. Gable end brick stacks with stone cornices. PLAN: Rectangular on plan with central entrance and stairhall. Victorian Italianate style. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and attic. Symmetrical 2:1:2 bay north front. Paired and panelled end pilasters and central projecting bay with panelled pilasters, entablatures over ground and first floors, parapet, the centre bay with arcading; cambered arch windows with moulded stone architraves with small keystones and sashes without glazing bars [ground floor replaced]; central doorway with shouldered architrave with keystone and blind fanlight above. Small lead-clad dome over centre bay with small tented roof lantern with weathervane, flanked by dormers with segmental pediments. Similar dormers at rear, which has plainer elevation with sash windows with cambered arches. INTERIOR: Doorways with panelled architraves with cornices and cantilevered staircase with cast-iron balustrade with moulded mahogany handrail.

Listing NGR: SU4265610996

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