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Latitude: 51.4951 / 51°29'42"N
Longitude: 0.0707 / 0°4'14"E
OS Eastings: 543843
OS Northings: 179380
OS Grid: TQ438793
Mapcode National: GBR NJ.JJ3
Mapcode Global: VHHNK.5PR7
Entry Name: Royal Arsenal East Riverside Guard Room
Listing Date: 8 June 1973
Last Amended: 9 July 1997
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1078955
English Heritage Legacy ID: 200485
Location: Greenwich, London, SE18
Electoral Ward/Division: Woolwich Riverside
Built-Up Area: Greenwich
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: Woolwich St Mary Magdalene with St Michael and All Angels
Church of England Diocese: Southwark
TQ 4479 PLUMSTEAD ROAD SE18
786/9/10066 Royal Arsenal
East Riverside Guardroom
Guardhouse. 1814, possibly by James or Lewis Wyatt. Yellow and red stock brick with limestone ashlar cornice and parapet, and C20 flat roof. Octagonal single-room plan. Single storey; 8-bay range. Plinth, cornice and blocking course, the sides have rubbed brick segmental-arched recesses, the S entrance bay has an inserted mid C20 doorway, other sides have segmental-arches to 6/6-pane sashes, mostly blocked. Interior not inspected. Historical note: One of a pair which flanked a flight of steps up from the river, originally the main entrance to the Arsenal. Formerly had an 8-sided hipped roof and central stack.
(Wesley H, The Royal Arsenal: a brief history, London, 1987, p.15; RCHME report)
Listing NGR: TQ4295478475
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