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Latitude: 51.495 / 51°29'42"N
Longitude: 0.0703 / 0°4'13"E
OS Eastings: 543815
OS Northings: 179374
OS Grid: TQ438793
Mapcode National: GBR NJ.JDT
Mapcode Global: VHHNK.5PJ8
Entry Name: Royal Arsenal West Riverside Guardroom
Listing Date: 8 June 1973
Last Amended: 9 July 1997
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1245207
English Heritage Legacy ID: 468769
Location: Greenwich, London, SE18
Electoral Ward/Division: Woolwich Riverside
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
TQ 4479 PLUMSTEAD ROAD SE18
786/9/46 Royal Arsenal
West Riverside Guardroom
Guardhouse. 1814, possibly by James or Lewis Wyatt. Yellow and red stock brick with limestone ashlar cornice and parapet, central brick stack and hipped 8-sided slate roof. Octagonal single-room plan. Single storey; 8-bay range. Each side has a rubbed brick segmental-arched recesses, the S entrance bay has a 6-panel door, other sides have segmental-arched 6/6-pane sashes. Interior without decorative features. One of a pair which originally flanked the river entrance to the Arsenal, originally the main entrance. The steps were removed in 1931.
(Wesley H, The Royal Arsenal: a brief history, London, 1987, p15; RCHME, Rapid Survey Report, 1994)
Listing NGR: TQ4295478475
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