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The Trafalgar Tavern, Greenwich

Description: The Trafalgar Tavern

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 June 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 200471

OS Grid Reference: TQ3867078067
OS Grid Coordinates: 538670, 178067
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4846, -0.0043

Location: 8 Crane Street, Greenwich, Greater London SE10 9NL

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

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Listing Text

4412 PARK ROW SE10
(East Side)

The Trafalgar Tavern
TQ 3878 15/G98


1830. Front to Park Row 3 storeys. Stucco, with angle pilasters supporting
cornice and parapet and resting on rusticated ground floor quoins. 1st floor
band. Left side of this floor blank. 4-light windows in centre, the 2nd floor
with wrought iron balcony resting on roof of square bay 1st floor window. This
gives onto balcony with wrought iron rail above projecting porch with rudimentary
paired, square columns and entablature. At right side 3 sash windows with glazing
oars on 1st and 2nd floors, slated mansard with 2 dormers above. 3-light ground
floor sash window with glazing bars has recessed panel below.
River front 3 wide bays, 3-storey centre and 2-storey sides, resting on retaining
wall to river below. Stucco with cornice and parapet. 2nd floor centre bay
recessed, with 2-column Ionic screen supporting entablature at higher level than
parapet. Wrought iron bow front balcony, On 1st floor 3 grouped sash windows
with glazing bars are flanked by quasi-Corinthian pilasters which support semicircular
decorative panels with large, shell motifs. Cast iron bow front balcony resting
on round ground floor bay with swept lead roof and pierced bargeboards. 5 sash
windows with glazing bars in this bay, the 2nd and 5th very narrow.
The side bays have 1st floor rounded bows under swept, lead roofs with pierced
bargeboards. 3 large, sash windows, with delicate glazing bars, in each, giving
on to rounded balcony, with cast iron rail, supported on curved wood brackets.
3 grouped sash windows, with glazing bars and wrought iron guards, to ground
floor. Inside lavishly restored in the style of 1780, after war damage.

The Trafalgar Tavern forms a group with the Curlew Rowing Club, Crane Street.

Listing NGR: TQ3867078067

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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