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Woodhill School

A Grade II Listed Building in Greenwich, London

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Latitude: 51.4893 / 51°29'21"N

Longitude: 0.0493 / 0°2'57"E

OS Eastings: 542375

OS Northings: 178697

OS Grid: TQ423786

Mapcode National: GBR MP.YZ9

Mapcode Global: VHHNJ.STYP

Plus Code: 9F32F2QX+PP

Entry Name: Woodhill School

Listing Date: 8 June 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1212290

English Heritage Legacy ID: 396776

ID on this website: 101212290

Location: Woolwich, 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: Old Charlton St Thomas

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Woodhill School
TQ 4278 19/439


Probably by E R Robson. South front main centre section, of 2 storeys and attic,
4 wide bays, has bexagonal angle towers. Multicoloured steak brick banded with
red brick. Stone cornice and brick parapet. High pitched tiled roof has 4 high,
gabled dormers with moulded cornices. Shouldered architraves to dormer windows.
1st floor windows in wide, 2-centred arches with stone ogee hoodmoulds rising
through cornice to fleur-de-lys finials on parapet. 3-light sash windows, the
centre light taller, with ornamental bars. Arcade of 6 small, blank segmental
arches below each window. Stone coped string at 1st floor level. 2-light ground
floor windows with panelled pilaster mullion between lights.
1-bay staircase sections, with lower roof and plain 2-light windows, abutting
on either side of centre block. Beyond these, side sections of 4 lower storeys
with high pitched, tiled roofs. Red brick eaves cornice in many planes. 5 windows
the outer plain, the inner 4 closely set and with red brick dressings. Segmental
arches in several planes over 1st and 3rd floor windows.North front of 3 storeys
and attic 5 sections, the central and outer ones slightly projecting with 4
windows. The outer windows in these sections of 3 equal windows. 4 gabled dormers,
the outer and central ones taller, with 3 and 2 windows respectively, the inner
ones lower with 2 windows. Low 2nd floor windows with stone cill band. Segmental
brick relieving arches, with stone dripmoulds and keys, to 1st floor windows
which have red brick gauged arches and jambs. Stone coped 1st floor string rests
on keys of gauged, flat brick arches to ground floor windows. Central, modest
hexagonal broach spire, leaded above and tiled below. 2 louvred stages for
bells, each surmounted by a dome, the upper dome smaller. Ball finial and vane.

Listing NGR: TQ4237578697

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