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Charlton House, Greenwich

Description: Charlton House

Grade: I
Date Listed: 19 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 200251

OS Grid Reference: TQ4155977692
OS Grid Coordinates: 541559, 177692
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4805, 0.0372

Location: 76 Hornfair Road, Greenwich, Greater London SE7 8RE

Locality: Greenwich
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: SE7 8RE

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Listing Text

(East Side)

Charlton House
TQ 4177 29/G17 19.10.51.


(The house is at present a Community Centre). Large Jacobean mansion, built
1612 for Sir Adam Newton. Additions 1659 for Sir William Ducie. The mansion
- 3 storeys with H-shaped plan. Red brick with stone dressings and stone bands
at floor levels and mullion windows. West front has pierced stone parapet. In
the centre is a brick and stone projection containing richly ornamented porch
and 2 bay windows above with 2-window links to projecting wings of 3 storey bays.
East front similar in outline to West and less ornamental in character. North
and South elevations 3 storeys 7 windows with square central towers of 5 storeys
surmounted by stone corbelled cornice and ogee slated roof, South tower with
clock. Pierced stone terrace wall to west front and returns. Octagonal brick
chimney stacks in groups of 3 and 5 with moulded caps and bases. Internally,
the mansion has contemporary staircases, panelled rooms, ornamental ceilings,
chimney pieces etc.

Listing NGR: TQ4155977692

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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