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Main Entrance to Royal Arsenal

A Grade II Listed Building in Greenwich, London

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Latitude: 51.4913 / 51°29'28"N

Longitude: 0.0696 / 0°4'10"E

OS Eastings: 543779

OS Northings: 178963

OS Grid: TQ437789

Mapcode National: GBR NJ.Q7K

Mapcode Global: VHHNK.5S53

Entry Name: Main Entrance to Royal Arsenal

Listing Date: 8 June 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1079080

English Heritage Legacy ID: 200206

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


Main entrance to
Royal Arsenal
TQ 4378 9/W44
TQ 4378 20/W44


(Royal Arsenal is listed under Plumstead Road).
Dated 1829 but upper parts late C19. 2 storey, 3 windows, with blank side abutments.
3 carriage entrances on ground floor, the centre one taller. Yellow brick ground
floor has stone arches with keystones supporting stone 1st floor band of taller
centre section. This becomes cill band of side sections. Red brick upper part,
with stone dressings. Buttresses full height of centre section, 1/3rd height
of side sections. Parapet resting on stone and brick corbel table. Clock in
centre. Central 3-light and side 2-light mullioned and transomed windows with
sashes below transom and margin lights to heads. Plaques, inserted in buttresses,
inscribed "1829 B;" and below side windows inscribed "G.R. IV" and bearing shield
with 3 guns. On parapets of side abutments are mounted mortars with the Royal
Cipher of George IV.

Listing NGR: TQ4377978963

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

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