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Woolwich Old Town Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Greenwich, London

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Latitude: 51.4906 / 51°29'26"N

Longitude: 0.0643 / 0°3'51"E

OS Eastings: 543414

OS Northings: 178872

OS Grid: TQ434788

Mapcode National: GBR NJ.WCR

Mapcode Global: VHHNK.2SCN

Entry Name: Woolwich Old Town Hall

Listing Date: 8 June 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1079064

English Heritage Legacy ID: 200247

Location: Greenwich, London, SE18

County: London

District: Greenwich

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

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Listing Text

(South Side)

Woolwich Old Town Hall
TQ 4378 20/198


1842. Calderwood Street front. 2 storeys (The upper one taller) 3 windows.
Stucco. 2 flat pilasters support entablature and pediment over 2 left bays.
Right bay has entablature with cornice and blocking course only. Pilasters rest
on rusticated ground floor with quoins. On 1st floor large sash windows, with
delicate glazing bars, in moulded architraves with bracketed cornices over.
Ground floor windows segmental arched sashes with glazing bars, (one replaced).
Double door at right under bracketed cornice. Inscription "Town Hall" in frieze.
Date "1842" below frieze.
Polytechnic Street return 2 storeys, 4 windows. Multicoloured stock brick with
rusticated stucco ground floor. Wide, stucco pilasters define narrower outer
bays and support frieze with wreaths, cornice and blocking course. Windows as
on other front. Double door in 2nd bay; single door in 4th.

Listing NGR: TQ4341478872

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

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