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Cambridge Barracks Entrance

A Grade II Listed Building in Greenwich, London

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Latitude: 51.4885 / 51°29'18"N

Longitude: 0.0553 / 0°3'18"E

OS Eastings: 542790

OS Northings: 178617

OS Grid: TQ427786

Mapcode National: GBR NJ.SQV

Mapcode Global: VHHNJ.XV29

Plus Code: 9F32F3Q4+94

Entry Name: Cambridge Barracks Entrance

Listing Date: 8 June 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1079023

English Heritage Legacy ID: 200347

ID on this website: 101079023

Location: Woolwich, Greenwich, London, SE18

County: London

District: Greenwich

Electoral Ward/Division: Woolwich Riverside

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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

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1847. Tall central block (the height equivalent to 3 tall storeys) with side
wings of 1 tall storey. Central block of banded, rusticated stone. Paired,
rusticated pilasters flank round-arched carriage entrance with rusticated voussoirs.
Pilasters support entablature and blocking course. 1-storey side wings of plain
ashlar have small, round arched pedestrian entrances with rusticated voussoirs,
and jambs. From these, quadrant links of plain ashlar with rusticated quoins,
and containing rusticated, round-arched niches, join side blocks. These are
of 2-storey height, greyish-yellow stock brick with stone plinth, quoins, entablature
and blocking course, and are blank. Cast iron, simple double and single gates.
Wrought iron lamp holder in overthrow under main arch. Side blocks have Doric
loggias on inner returns. Inside facade of stock brick with large clock in central
cresting wall. Side blocks have 3 windows each.

Listing NGR: TQ4279078617

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