Top Historical Monuments and Landmarks in Southampton

Southampton is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Southampton one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Southampton is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Southampton or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Southampton. Explore the historical monuments of Southampton with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Southampton guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Southampton page for the complete list of attractions and activities.

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Let's witness the history of Southampton with these top historical monuments and landmarks:

  1. The Common

    #1 of 8 Historical Places in Southampton
    The Common

    Tags: Play Ground, Cemetery, Entertainment, Lake

    Address: The Avenue, Southampton SO15 7NN, United Kingdom

    Timings: 07:00 am - 06:30 pm Details

    Southampton Common is a large open space located in the heart of city. Its 326 acres of area consists of woodland, parks, grasslands, ponds, paddling pool, children’s play area and a fishing lak...Read more

  2. Southampton Town Walls

    #2 of 8 Historical Places in Southampton
    Southampton Town Walls

    Tags: Walking Area, Historical Site, Monument, Heritage Building

    Address: Bargate Centre, Bargate, W Bargate, Southampton SO14 1HF, United Kingdom

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    After the French raid of 1338 King Edward III immediately took steps to fortify Southampton as best as possible, concentrating more on the West end as it was prone to more attacks. From God’s Ho...Read more

  3. High Street

    #3 of 8 Historical Places in Southampton
    High Street

    Tags: Walking Area, Streets

    Address: High St, Southampton SO14, UK

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Located in the Old Town the high Street was and still is one of the prime shopping centres of Southampton. Once populated with merchants selling their goods, today the street is adorned with cafes, re...Read more

  4. Bedford Place

    #4 of 8 Historical Places in Southampton
    Bedford Place

    Tags: Walking Area, Streets

    Address: Bedford Pl, Southampton SO15 2DB, UK

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Bedford Place is a beautiful street in the heart of Southampton that still resembles an Old era. Although the street is adorned with numerous shops, café, restaurants and small independent busi...Read more

  5. Southampton Old Cemetery

    #5 of 8 Historical Places in Southampton
    Southampton Old Cemetery

    Tags: Cemetery

    Address: Cemetery Lane, Southampton, England

    Timings: 07:00 am - 06:30 pm Details

    Known by many names such as The Hill Lane Cemetery or The Cemetery by the Common the Southampton Old Cemetery is the oldest in England. It was built as far back as 1846 and it covers about 27 acres. L...Read more

  6. Titanic Engineer Officers Memorial

    #6 of 8 Historical Places in Southampton
    Titanic Engineer Officers Memorial

    Tags: Landmark, Memorial

    Address: East Park, Southampton, England

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    A simple but a fitting memorial in East Andrews Park dedicated to the Engineers who lost their lives in the Titanic. The Chief Engineer was Joseph Bell and his staff consisted of 24 engineers. None su...Read more

  7. Oxford Street

    #7 of 8 Historical Places in Southampton
    Oxford Street

    Tags: Walking Area, Streets

    Address: Oxford St, Southampton SO14 3DJ, UK

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Perhaps one of the most famous streets in Southampton, Oxford street is a place where the old and new co-exist. The old city walls and buildings give a bit of a historical feel to it while at the same...Read more

  8. Holyrood Church

    #8 of 8 Historical Places in Southampton
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    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Cathedral

    Address: Bernard St

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    One of the oldest churches in England it was built as far back as 1160 on High street then known as English street. It was then pulled down and rebuilt on the same place in 1320. It was a centre of wo...Read more

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