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South entrance rotunda, Woolwich foot tunnel

A Grade II Listed Building in Greenwich, London

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Latitude: 51.4943 / 51°29'39"N

Longitude: 0.0629 / 0°3'46"E

OS Eastings: 543300

OS Northings: 179281

OS Grid: TQ433792

Mapcode National: GBR NJ.GJC

Mapcode Global: VHHNK.1PLT

Plus Code: 9F32F3V7+P4

Entry Name: South entrance rotunda, Woolwich foot tunnel

Listing Date: 6 September 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1213552

English Heritage Legacy ID: 398175

ID on this website: 101213552

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: Woolwich St Mary Magdalene with St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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TQ 4379

South entrance rotunda, Woolwich foot tunnel

Rotunda. 1910-12, by Sir Maurice Fitzmaurice. Red brick with blue brick plinth; roof mostly of lead. One storey. Canopied entrance with decorative bargeboards and foliate capitals to cast-iron columns. Segmental arches over paired fifteen-pane sash windows with wrought-iron grilles set in square recessed panels; stone cornice beneath panelled stone-coped parapet. Conical roof with circular lantern.

Interior noted as having spiral staircase for access to the 1,655 ft long tunnel beneath the Thames.

Listing NGR: TQ4330079281

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