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Office of the Saxonia Electrical Wire Company

A Grade II Listed Building in Greenwich, London

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Latitude: 51.4803 / 51°28'49"N

Longitude: -0.0117 / 0°0'42"W

OS Eastings: 538165

OS Northings: 177578

OS Grid: TQ381775

Mapcode National: GBR L1.FQB

Mapcode Global: VHGR7.R251

Entry Name: Office of the Saxonia Electrical Wire Company

Listing Date: 8 June 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1078921

English Heritage Legacy ID: 200509

Location: Greenwich, London, SE10

County: London

District: Greenwich

Electoral Ward/Division: Greenwich West

Built-Up Area: Greenwich

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Greenwich St Alfege

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text


Office of The Saxonia Electrical
Wire Co
TQ 3877 26/377


Formerly the Roan School.
1808 building of 2 storeys and attic, 3 windows. Mansard hoof of large slates
with 3 flat dormers. Yellow stock brick with parapet. Gauged flat brick arches
to sash windows with glazing bars. Similar arch to modern double door (wider
than original) in round arched recess. 1-storey, 3-bay right extension, also
of yellow stock brick, has low pitched hipped slate roof. Modern doors and windows
inserted. Plaque over small door at right
"Erected AD 1808
Grey Coat School
Founded 1677
By his will dated 16th March 1643
Devised certain estates the rents
whereof were directed to be applied
to the education and clothing of
poor townsborn children of the parish
of Greenwich. This tablet was set
in 1835."
The tablet also includes names of Vicar and churchwardens.

Listing NGR: TQ3816577578

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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