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: THE WEIGH HOUSE

List entry Number: 1092049

Location

THE WEIGH HOUSE, FRENCH STREET

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: 135819

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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. FRENCH STREET 5239 (east side)

The Weigh House SU 4111 3/124 14.7.53

II*

2. Mid C13 and C15. The shell of a mediaeval building which probably originally housed the king's weigh beam. It is also mentioned in 1454 as the Paysage House of the Earl of Warwick. One storey stone with C13 window in north wall of 2 trefoiled lights with a quatrefoiled circle in the stonework between their heads, and blocked C13 doorway in east wall. Four centred C15 doorway to French Street. Scheduled as an ancient monument.



Listing NGR: SU4190811158

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National Grid Reference: SU 41928 11108

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