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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: TUDOR HOUSE MUSEUM

List entry Number: 1339964

Location

TUDOR HOUSE MUSEUM, BUGLE 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: I

Date first listed: 14-Jul-1953

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 135744

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History

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Details

1. BUGLE STREET 5239 (west side)

Tudor House Museum SU 4111 3/52 14.7.53

I GV 2. C14 and C16, altered in C18 and restored circa 1911 and presented to the town as a Museum. Late Mediaeval town house, built in its present form mainly by Sir John Dawtrey lip at some time between 1491 and 1518, but incorporating a banqueting hall a hundred years earlier. It was later the home of the Lord Chief Justice of Henry VIII, Sir Richard Lyster, who is buried in the Church of St Michael, St Michael's Square (q.v.). Corner building. Bugle Street elevation is of 3 storeys timber-framed with brick nogging. Tiled roof. Each upper floor oversails with plaster core carried up to wider side of window cills. Four small gables separated by pendants. At the north end is a projecting 2 storey porch with upper storey oversailing. The porch has carved brackets, outer and inner 4-centred doorways with carved spandrels and original door with vertical ribs and studs. Restored wooden mullioned and transomed windows. The rear elevation is of stone and has a 2-light arched Perpendicular window. C18, 2 storeyed addition to west, partly tile-hung with canted bay windows. The interior contains a mediaeval vault of flat-arched tunnel shape. Stone fireplace with Tudor arch in the main front room. Mid C15 Banqueting Hall rising 2 storeys high. Screens passage, originally of 2 short speres, with galley above (not original). Two Tudor doors with 4 centred arches with carved spandrels. Wooden square panelled ceiling. The east wall has a blocked doorway with 4-centred arch and carved spandrels. The west wall has a renewed stone fireplace C16 in origin with a blank shield and Tudor Rose in the spandrels. One first floor room has panelling of circa 1700 and a C19 fireplace surround. Late C16 barrel-vaulted ceiling and moulded wooden cornice to another first floor room. The basement contains five C15 rubble undercrofts. The rear wall has set into it a mural tablet erected by General Sir John Mordant moved from the now demolished Bevois Mount House. Scheduled as an ancient monument.

Listing NGR: SU4186211222

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National Grid Reference: SU 41869 11290

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