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Royal Dockyard Entrance Gateway Piers and Abutting Walls

A Grade II Listed Building in Greenwich, London

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Latitude: 51.493 / 51°29'34"N

Longitude: 0.0533 / 0°3'11"E

OS Eastings: 542637

OS Northings: 179121

OS Grid: TQ426791

Mapcode National: GBR NJ.L3N

Mapcode Global: VHHNJ.WQ0S

Plus Code: 9F32F3V3+68

Entry Name: Royal Dockyard Entrance Gateway Piers and Abutting Walls

Listing Date: 8 June 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1212293

English Heritage Legacy ID: 396780

ID on this website: 101212293

Location: North 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: Woolwich St Mary Magdalene with St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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(North Side)

Royal Dockyard.
Entrance gateway piers
and abutting walls
TQ 4279 7/W64A


Early-mid C19. 2 tall, stout, square stone piers with cornices and chamfered
tops. Anchor and rope carved in high relief on friezes. Flat architrave band
and recessed panels below. Stepped plinth. Gate jambs project on inner sides
and wall abutments on outer sides. At right a length of stuccoed wainfords
the south end of Police building (qv). At left 2 more stone piers articulate
stuccoed wall linking with heavy classical entrance to former Governor 5 house
(qv). Well recessed double door with cornice head and patterned fanlight.

Listing NGR: TQ4263779121

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