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The Officers Block (Building Eleven) Royal Arsenal

A Grade II Listed Building in Greenwich, London

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Latitude: 51.4923 / 51°29'32"N

Longitude: 0.0707 / 0°4'14"E

OS Eastings: 543849

OS Northings: 179067

OS Grid: TQ438790

Mapcode National: GBR NJ.QGX

Mapcode Global: VHHNK.5RQD

Entry Name: The Officers Block (Building Eleven) Royal Arsenal

Listing Date: 26 July 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1289024

English Heritage Legacy ID: 398177

Location: Greenwich, Greater London Authority, SE18

County: London

District: Greenwich

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

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Listing Text


9/364 The Officers' Block
(Building eleven)
Royal Arsenal


Ordnance building. 1717-20, by Henry Lidgebird. Flemish bond stock
brick; stone-coped slate mansard roof; brick stacks. Double-depth plan.
3-storeys; symmetrical 11-window range. Panelled doors set in early C18
porch to right and similar porch of C1870 to left.

Gauged brick segmental arches over 4-pane sashes and over smaller C20
two-light casements to second floor with moulded brick string courses to
cill level and beneath parapet, which is raised over central bay. Early
C19 wing of similar materials to rear. Interior noted as having early
C18 joinery, enriched marble fireplaces and staircase to right with fine
wrought-iron balustrade. One of several buildings constructed by
Lidgebird between 1717 and 1720 at the Royal Arsenal, Woolwich.

Listing NGR: TQ4384979067

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

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