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The Woodlands, Greenwich

Description: The Woodlands

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 19 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 200459

OS Grid Reference: TQ4011277556
OS Grid Coordinates: 540112, 177556
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4796, 0.0163

Location: Mycenae Road, Greenwich, Greater London SE3 7LB

Locality: Greenwich
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: SE3 7LB

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Listing Text


No 90 (The Woodlands)
TQ 4077 28/G92 19.10.51.


Formerly Convent of Little Sisters of the Assumption.
Now Kidbrooke House Community Centre.
1772. 2 storeys and dormers. 5 windows. Renaissance style in stone. Green
slate roof. Frieze with festoons beneath moulded cornice band with blocking
course above. Recessed windows in rebated reveals. Entrance porch with plain
Ionic columns, coupled each side, and entablature and blocking course. Ground
floor bay window adjoins entrance. 1 storey. 2 window extension on north side.
On south side a 1 storey 3 window pedimented projection with 4 half-columns with
"Tower of the Hinds" caps, segmental niche on ground floor each side with shallow
sinking on 1st floor above each and on axis at 1st floor a round-headed window.
Rear elevation has twin shallow bow windows on ground floor with round- headed
niche between, and sculptured round panel above. The house was built for J J
Angerstein, whose collection of pictures formed the nucleus for the National
Gallery. It was occupied for a time by Caroline, Princess of Wales.

Listing NGR: TQ4011277556

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Source: English Heritage

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