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Southend House, Greenwich

Description: Southend House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 March 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 200344

OS Grid Reference: TQ4348573776
OS Grid Coordinates: 543485, 173776
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4448, 0.0633

Location: A211, Eltham, Greater London SE9 2EH

Locality: Greenwich
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: SE9 2EH

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Listing Text

(East Side)
No 141
(Southend House)
(formerly listed as
Nos 141, 141A and 143)
TQ 4373 60/W35 26.3.54.


House divided into several flats at time of survey (1971).
House of early C18 appearance in front, although C17 work is visible on returns
and there may be some C16 remains. 2 storeys, attic and sunk basement, 5 windnws.
High pitched, slated roof with end chimneys, that at left rebuilt, that at right
a massive external stack with row of 5 conjoined diagonal shafts having cornices
in 3 planes. 3 square dormers. Red brick with parapet. Left return has cuRVEDgable
ends. 1st floor band. Gauged, segmental brick arches to sash windows with delicate
glazing bars, of early C19 date but set in old flush moulded frames. 2-storey,
2 window late C19 extension at right. Entrance, on left return, of early C19
appearance set in wall partly rebuilt and extended to rear at that date. Nothing
remains of doorcase but paired pilasters at either side. House extends a long
way back and has been altered and added to at different periods. Rear elevation
shows early C19 windows and brickwork of that and earlier times; also 2 more
massive stacks of conjoined chimney shafts and one small one. Interior largely
restored in late C19 but retains one early C19 curved staircase. Parts of ho5se
in poor condition at time of survey.

Listing NGR: TQ4348573776

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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