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Harbour Master's Office, Greenwich

Description: Harbour Master's Office

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 June 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 200204

OS Grid Reference: TQ3899678310
OS Grid Coordinates: 538996, 178310
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4867, 0.0005

Location: 1 Ballast Quay, Greenwich, Greater London SE10 9PD

Locality: Greenwich
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: SE10 9PD

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Listing Text

(formerly UNION WHARF)

Harbour Master's Office
TQ 3878 15/464
TQ 3978 16/464


Substantial mid C19 building of 2 storeys and basement, 3 windows. Moderately
low pitched slated roof. 2 central and one rear tall brick chimneys with stone-coped
plinth, stone cornice and blocking course, brick brackets to cornice. Heavy
stone eaves cornice with moulded, close-set brackets. Stone frieze below with
inscription in incised sans-serif capitals "HARBOUR MASTER'S OFFICE". Stone
1st floor band and stone coped basement plinth. Multicoloured stock brick walls.
Moulded stone architraves and bracketed cills to sash windows with glazing bars,
the outer ones on ground floor 3-light. These and 1st floor centre windows have
console bracketed cornice. Set back, 2-storey entrance extension at right, with
blank 1st floor. 7 steps to 4-panel door under bracketted stone cornice hood.
Tall, cast iron, spearhead area railings with stout, domed posts with spike finials
and swept square bases at intervals. Similar wrought iron gates at right and
left. Set back 1 storey left entrance extension, door the same as that on right.

All the listed buildings on Ballast Quay, and No 18 form a group.

Listing NGR: TQ3899678310

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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