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Description: Royal Arsenal Middlegate House
Date Listed: 8 June 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 200489
OS Grid Reference: TQ4430178985
OS Grid Coordinates: 544301, 178985
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4914, 0.0772
TQ 4479 PLUMSTEAD ROAD SE18
786/9/53 Royal Arsenal
Also known as: Master Store Keeper's House, Royal Arsenal PLUMSTEAD ROAD Woolwich.
House. 1809. Yellow stock brick with stone dressings, darker brick second storey, roof not visible. Double-depth plan with central stair. Late Georgian style. 3 storeys and basement; 3-window range. Symmetrical front with a ground-floor string, cornice and blocking course. 5 steps up to a Greek Doric porch, now enclosed with wood panels and glazing, and late C19 double doors; inner doorway has a cornice and patterned segmental-arched fanlight over a 6-panel half-glazed door, with reeded jambs and side lights. Gauged brick flat arches to wider ground-floor French windows with reeded pilasters, and 6/6-pane sashes above. Plain 2-window sides and rear stair turret. Attached to the rear is a c1938 office.
INTERIOR: contains a central entrance stair hall with open well stair with curtail and wreathed rail, cast-iron stick balusters and newels, reeded jambs and shuttered to ground-floor windows, a cast-iron mid C19 basement range, and late Georgian joinery. HISTORY: Built as the Master Store Keeper's House, possibly second storey added later.
(RCHME report, 1994)
Listing NGR: TQ4295478475
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Source: English Heritage
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