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Latitude: 51.4502 / 51°27'0"N
Longitude: 0.0763 / 0°4'34"E
OS Eastings: 544368
OS Northings: 174405
OS Grid: TQ443744
Mapcode National: GBR NM.CXF
Mapcode Global: VHHNR.8TN3
Entry Name: Avery Hill Training College (Conservatory)
Listing Date: 8 June 1973
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1079082
English Heritage Legacy ID: 200209
Location: Greenwich, London, SE9
Electoral Ward/Division: Eltham South
Built-Up Area: Greenwich
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: Eltham Holy Trinity
Church of England Diocese: Southwark
4412 BEXLEY ROAD SE9
Avery Hill Training College
TQ 4474 55/161
1889. Large structure in classical style with domed glass roofs, in 3 sections.
Centre 1-storey block of 7 bays with 12 windows and door on axis. Pediment over
3 middle bays. Red brick. Walls defined by rusticated pilasters supporting
entablature with brick mouldings. A pair of round arched windows with moulded
stone architraves and pilasters to each bay. Central round arched doorway with
side lights giving Venetian effect. Similar stone dressings. In spandrels
carved brick figures and plants representing Horticulture. Low pitched glass
roof in outer parts and tall central glass dome with moulded wood cornice and
console bracketed soffit. Low central wood cupola with figure of Eros at finial.
5-window set back side wings in similar style with domed glass roofs and small,
square cupolas. Long, 15-window west return. East return shorter with later
building abutting. Inside shows riveted cast iron construction with round arches
resting on slender, quasi-Corinthian iron columns. In east wing a central feature,
figure of a mymph resting on a dolphin, in white marble on grey marble oval plinth.
Listing NGR: TQ4436874405
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