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Great Hall of Eltham Palace

A Grade I Listed Building in Greenwich, London

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Latitude: 51.447 / 51°26'49"N

Longitude: 0.0479 / 0°2'52"E

OS Eastings: 542411

OS Northings: 173987

OS Grid: TQ424739

Mapcode National: GBR MS.JS3

Mapcode Global: VHHNQ.SW6M

Entry Name: Great Hall of Eltham Palace

Listing Date: 8 June 1973

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1079041

English Heritage Legacy ID: 200288

Location: Greenwich, London, SE9

County: London

District: Greenwich

Electoral Ward/Division: Eltham South

Built-Up Area: Greenwich

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Eltham St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text

(South end)

Great Hall of
Eltham Palace
TQ 4273 59/W33


Circa 1479. Stone faced building of 6 bays with stepped buttresses between bays.
Cornice with gargoyles and restored parapet. Paired 2-light windows with cusped
heads under 4-centred arches. Transept-like North and South projections at West
end with deep niches on West faces, the Northern one blocked. Door, in right
bay of North face, has square hoodmould and restored carving in spandrels. Western
gabled end of old brick shows tenon holes from roof members of former additional
building. High pitched tiled roof.
Inside the hall upper walls stone faced, lower parts cement rendered, over brick.
Hammer-beam roof with double hollow-chamfered members. Restored pendants. Wood
gallery at West end a restoration of screens passage. Large double doors at
North and South of East end; and 2 blocked entrances under 4-centred heads in
East Wall. At West end projecting bays North and South with stellar vaulting
to roofs, long windows in ends. Rendered West wall has 2 doorways.

Listing NGR: TQ4241173987

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

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