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Office of the Saxonia Electrical Wire Company, Greenwich

Description: Office of the Saxonia Electrical Wire Company

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 June 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 200509

OS Grid Reference: TQ3816577578
OS Grid Coordinates: 538165, 177578
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4803, -0.0117

Location: Roan Street, Greenwich, Greater London SE10 9RJ

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

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Listing Text


Office of The Saxonia Electrical
Wire Co
TQ 3877 26/377


Formerly the Roan School.
1808 building of 2 storeys and attic, 3 windows. Mansard hoof of large slates
with 3 flat dormers. Yellow stock brick with parapet. Gauged flat brick arches
to sash windows with glazing bars. Similar arch to modern double door (wider
than original) in round arched recess. 1-storey, 3-bay right extension, also
of yellow stock brick, has low pitched hipped slate roof. Modern doors and windows
inserted. Plaque over small door at right
"Erected AD 1808
Grey Coat School
Founded 1677
By his will dated 16th March 1643
Devised certain estates the rents
whereof were directed to be applied
to the education and clothing of
poor townsborn children of the parish
of Greenwich. This tablet was set
in 1835."
The tablet also includes names of Vicar and churchwardens.

Listing NGR: TQ3816577578

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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