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Royal Arsenal Middlegate House

A Grade II Listed Building in Greenwich, London

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Latitude: 51.4914 / 51°29'29"N

Longitude: 0.0772 / 0°4'37"E

OS Eastings: 544301

OS Northings: 178986

OS Grid: TQ443789

Mapcode National: GBR PC.L48

Mapcode Global: VHHNK.9S41

Plus Code: 9F32F3RG+HV

Entry Name: Royal Arsenal Middlegate House

Listing Date: 8 June 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1211038

English Heritage Legacy ID: 200489

ID on this website: 101211038

Location: Middle Gate House, Royal Arsenal West, Greenwich, London, SE18

County: London

District: Greenwich

Electoral Ward/Division: Woolwich Riverside

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Greenwich

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Thamesmead

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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786/9/53 Royal Arsenal
Middlegate House


Also known as: Master Store Keeper's House, Royal Arsenal PLUMSTEAD ROAD Woolwich.
House. 1809. Yellow stock brick with stone dressings, darker brick second storey, roof not visible. Double-depth plan with central stair. Late Georgian style. 3 storeys and basement; 3-window range. Symmetrical front with a ground-floor string, cornice and blocking course. 5 steps up to a Greek Doric porch, now enclosed with wood panels and glazing, and late C19 double doors; inner doorway has a cornice and patterned segmental-arched fanlight over a 6-panel half-glazed door, with reeded jambs and side lights. Gauged brick flat arches to wider ground-floor French windows with reeded pilasters, and 6/6-pane sashes above. Plain 2-window sides and rear stair turret. Attached to the rear is a c1938 office.
INTERIOR: contains a central entrance stair hall with open well stair with curtail and wreathed rail, cast-iron stick balusters and newels, reeded jambs and shuttered to ground-floor windows, a cast-iron mid C19 basement range, and late Georgian joinery. HISTORY: Built as the Master Store Keeper's House, possibly second storey added later.
(RCHME report, 1994)

Listing NGR: TQ4295478475

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