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Fire Station, with Flats for Fire Officers Above

A Grade II Listed Building in Shooters Hill, London

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Latitude: 51.4739 / 51°28'25"N

Longitude: 0.0703 / 0°4'13"E

OS Eastings: 543881

OS Northings: 177022

OS Grid: TQ438770

Mapcode National: GBR NK.Y4D

Mapcode Global: VHHNR.56JZ

Plus Code: 9F32F3FC+G4

Entry Name: Fire Station, with Flats for Fire Officers Above

Listing Date: 8 June 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1079015

English Heritage Legacy ID: 200325

ID on this website: 101079015

Location: Shooters Hill, Greenwich, London, SE18

County: London

District: Greenwich

Electoral Ward/Division: Shooters Hill

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Greenwich

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Shooters Hill Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Fire Station, with flats
for Fire Officers above
TQ 4377 31/237


1912. Red brick building of 3 storeys, attic and basement, 6 bays, somewhat
irregular. High pitched, gable ended tiled roof with lower fringe of shallower
pitch continuing around gable ends which are tile hung above. 5 large, tile
hung, gabled dormers, almost touching. Window arrangement slightly different
in each dormer. Tall, rectangular brick chimneys. Front varied. Bays one,
5 and 6 have shallow, canted, 3-window oriel bays through 1st and 2nd floors.
Below, in 1st bay 2 1-light windows; in bay 5 a 3-light and in bay 6 a 4-light
window. Bays 2 and 4 have 3-window canted bays through whole height of building,
abutting on inner side on bay 3, which is slightly forward of main wall plane
and arcaded with 3 recesses through 1st and 2nd floors. One window in each recess.
On ground floor centre, 2 large entrances for engines, with stone jambs and
tiled hood. These encroach on inner sides of canted bays, which are cut to 2
windows on ground floor. One plain door in 2nd bay from left. Left basement
windows small and square with cambered relieving arches over. Right basement
windows lunettes. All but a few ground floor windows-have lintels of layered
tiles, and most have cambered relieving arches. All are casements with horizontal
bars. Built by ICC Architects' Department, Fire Brigade Branch, including Owen
Fleming, CC Winmill and W E Brooks.

Listing NGR: TQ4388177022

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