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Eltham Court (Eltham Palace)

A Grade II* Listed Building in Greenwich, London

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Latitude: 51.4472 / 51°26'49"N

Longitude: 0.0486 / 0°2'55"E

OS Eastings: 542458

OS Northings: 174010

OS Grid: TQ424740

Mapcode National: GBR MS.JYJ

Mapcode Global: VHHNQ.SWKG

Entry Name: Eltham Court (Eltham Palace)

Listing Date: 6 July 1981

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1212906

English Heritage Legacy ID: 397444

Location: Greenwich, London, SE9

County: London

District: Greenwich

Electoral Ward/Division: Eltham South

Built-Up Area: Greenwich

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Eltham St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text


Eltham Court
(Eltham Palace)
TQ 4274 53/33C
TQ 4274 59/33C


1933-5. By Seely and Paget. Red brick with Chipake stone dressings and hipped tile roofs. In the English Renaissance style. Built on a butterfly plan with one wing, with the living rooms, extending into the medieval Great Hall (AM), the other containing the dining and service rooms. Two storeys with heavy quoins, cill band and balustraded parapet. All cross framed casement windows in the C17 manner. Entrance pavilion between the wings of a rather French character, Loggia, Venetian window above, hipped bell casts roof. On the rear elevation similar pavilions flank a curved arcade of five bays. Rich contemporary, internal decorations by Italian and Swedish designers. Built for and partly designed by Stephen Courtauld.

Listing NGR: TQ4245874010

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

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