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Royal Dockyard Clock House (Facing Entrance)

A Grade II Listed Building in Greenwich, London

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Latitude: 51.4939 / 51°29'37"N

Longitude: 0.0532 / 0°3'11"E

OS Eastings: 542630

OS Northings: 179212

OS Grid: TQ426792

Mapcode National: GBR NJ.L28

Mapcode Global: VHHNJ.VQZ5

Plus Code: 9F32F3V3+G7

Entry Name: Royal Dockyard Clock House (Facing Entrance)

Listing Date: 8 June 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1289605

English Heritage Legacy ID: 396781

ID on this website: 101289605

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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Royal Dockyard.
Clock House
(facing entrance)
TQ 4279 7/W66


Early-mid C18 building with alterations. 2 storeys, attic and basement, 7 windows.
High pitched, hipped slated roof. 4 square dormers. Central square, stuccoed
clock tower with plinth, quoins and moulded cornice curved up in centres to
accommodate 4 large clock faces. Octagonal open cupola above, round arched on
alternate sides and holding leaded dome with vane.
Multicoloured stock brick, brick and stone cornice and stone coped brick parapet.
3 central bays project slightly under pediment with blocked round window. 1st
floor band, basement plinth.
Gauged, flat yellow brick arches to sash windows with glazing bars, mostly replaced.
Some windows blocked. Early-mid C19 flight of steps in centre, forked to reach
2 enclosed wood porches, one at either side of centre section. These porches
have round arched sash windows with glazing bars, in moulded architraves, on
fronts; and doors under radmal fanlights on inner returns. 6-bay returns in
similar style to front; rear elevation also has pediment but is marred by additions
and plumbing.

Listing NGR: TQ4263079212

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