List entry

List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: CONDUIT HOUSE

List entry Number: 1092037

Location

CONDUIT HOUSE, COMMERCIAL ROAD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
City of SouthamptonUnitary Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 14-Jul-1953

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 135795

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

1. COMMERCIAL ROAD 5239 Conduit House SU 4112 1/102 14.7.53

II

2. Early C14 conduit house which collected water from wells and springs for the Southampton public water supply. This was originally collected by the Franciscan Friars circa 1290 and the water system was transferred to the town council in 1420. It is one of the earliest known examples of municipally controlled water supply on this scale. One storey stone building with stone pitched roof. One blocked slit window. Doorcase with shouldered lintel. Scheduled as an ancient monument.

Listing NGR: SU4255313582

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National Grid Reference: SU 41582 12338

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