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: GOD'S HOUSE GATE

List entry Number: 1340004

Location

GOD'S HOUSE GATE, TOWN QUAY

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: 08-Oct-1981

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 135945

Asset Groupings

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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. TOWN QUAY 5239 God's House Gate (formerly listed as South Gate or God's House Gate and adjoining portion of City Wall) SU 4210 5/248 14.7.53

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2. A circa 1300 gateway defended by a double portcullis. It was known as the Saltmarsh Gate and God's House Gate after the nearby hospital for poor travellers. The tower above the gate was called Lambcote Tower and was used as a prison. Built of stone rubble. Three storey tower with arched gateway with double portcullis and 3 storey building adjoining. The windows are trefoil or cinquefoil headed lights. Scheduled as an ancient monument.

Listing NGR: SU4207010929

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National Grid Reference: SU 42088 10932

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