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Harbour Master's Office

A Grade II Listed Building in Greenwich, London

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Latitude: 51.4867 / 51°29'12"N

Longitude: 0.0005 / 0°0'1"E

OS Eastings: 538996

OS Northings: 178310

OS Grid: TQ389783

Mapcode National: GBR L1.4SF

Mapcode Global: VHGR1.YWNP

Entry Name: Harbour Master's Office

Listing Date: 8 June 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1079079

English Heritage Legacy ID: 200204

Location: Greenwich, London, SE10

County: London

District: Greenwich

Electoral Ward/Division: Peninsula

Built-Up Area: Greenwich

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: East Greenwich Christ Church, St Andrew and St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text

(formerly UNION WHARF)

Harbour Master's Office
TQ 3878 15/464
TQ 3978 16/464


Substantial mid C19 building of 2 storeys and basement, 3 windows. Moderately
low pitched slated roof. 2 central and one rear tall brick chimneys with stone-coped
plinth, stone cornice and blocking course, brick brackets to cornice. Heavy
stone eaves cornice with moulded, close-set brackets. Stone frieze below with
inscription in incised sans-serif capitals "HARBOUR MASTER'S OFFICE". Stone
1st floor band and stone coped basement plinth. Multicoloured stock brick walls.
Moulded stone architraves and bracketed cills to sash windows with glazing bars,
the outer ones on ground floor 3-light. These and 1st floor centre windows have
console bracketed cornice. Set back, 2-storey entrance extension at right, with
blank 1st floor. 7 steps to 4-panel door under bracketted stone cornice hood.
Tall, cast iron, spearhead area railings with stout, domed posts with spike finials
and swept square bases at intervals. Similar wrought iron gates at right and
left. Set back 1 storey left entrance extension, door the same as that on right.

All the listed buildings on Ballast Quay, and No 18 form a group.

Listing NGR: TQ3899678310

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

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