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The Woodlands

A Grade II* Listed Building in Greenwich, London

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Latitude: 51.4796 / 51°28'46"N

Longitude: 0.0163 / 0°0'58"E

OS Eastings: 540112

OS Northings: 177556

OS Grid: TQ401775

Mapcode National: GBR LW.GSS

Mapcode Global: VHHNQ.72GK

Entry Name: The Woodlands

Listing Date: 19 October 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1078946

English Heritage Legacy ID: 200459

Location: Greenwich, London, SE3

County: London

District: Greenwich

Electoral Ward/Division: Blackheath Westcombe

Built-Up Area: Greenwich

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: East Greenwich Christ Church, St Andrew and St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text


No 90 (The Woodlands)
TQ 4077 28/G92 19.10.51.


Formerly Convent of Little Sisters of the Assumption.
Now Kidbrooke House Community Centre.
1772. 2 storeys and dormers. 5 windows. Renaissance style in stone. Green
slate roof. Frieze with festoons beneath moulded cornice band with blocking
course above. Recessed windows in rebated reveals. Entrance porch with plain
Ionic columns, coupled each side, and entablature and blocking course. Ground
floor bay window adjoins entrance. 1 storey. 2 window extension on north side.
On south side a 1 storey 3 window pedimented projection with 4 half-columns with
"Tower of the Hinds" caps, segmental niche on ground floor each side with shallow
sinking on 1st floor above each and on axis at 1st floor a round-headed window.
Rear elevation has twin shallow bow windows on ground floor with round- headed
niche between, and sculptured round panel above. The house was built for J J
Angerstein, whose collection of pictures formed the nucleus for the National
Gallery. It was occupied for a time by Caroline, Princess of Wales.

Listing NGR: TQ4011277556

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

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