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Description: Main Entrance to Royal Arsenal
Date Listed: 8 June 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 200206
OS Grid Reference: TQ4377978963
OS Grid Coordinates: 543779, 178963
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4913, 0.0696
4412 BERESFORD SQUARE SE18
Main entrance to
TQ 4378 9/W44
TQ 4378 20/W44
(Royal Arsenal is listed under Plumstead Road).
Dated 1829 but upper parts late C19. 2 storey, 3 windows, with blank side abutments.
3 carriage entrances on ground floor, the centre one taller. Yellow brick ground
floor has stone arches with keystones supporting stone 1st floor band of taller
centre section. This becomes cill band of side sections. Red brick upper part,
with stone dressings. Buttresses full height of centre section, 1/3rd height
of side sections. Parapet resting on stone and brick corbel table. Clock in
centre. Central 3-light and side 2-light mullioned and transomed windows with
sashes below transom and margin lights to heads. Plaques, inserted in buttresses,
inscribed "1829 B;" and below side windows inscribed "G.R. IV" and bearing shield
with 3 guns. On parapets of side abutments are mounted mortars with the Royal
Cipher of George IV.
Listing NGR: TQ4377978963
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Source: English Heritage
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