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Royal Arsenal East Riverside Guard Room

A Grade II Listed Building in Woolwich Riverside, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4951 / 51°29'42"N

Longitude: 0.0707 / 0°4'14"E

OS Eastings: 543843

OS Northings: 179380

OS Grid: TQ438793

Mapcode National: GBR NJ.JJ3

Mapcode Global: VHHNK.5PR7

Entry Name: Royal Arsenal East Riverside Guard Room

Listing Date: 8 June 1973

Last Amended: 9 July 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1078955

English Heritage Legacy ID: 200485

Location: Greenwich, London, SE18

County: London

District: Greenwich

Electoral Ward/Division: Woolwich Riverside

Built-Up Area: Greenwich

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Woolwich St Mary Magdalene with St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text

TQ 4479 PLUMSTEAD ROAD SE18
(North side)

786/9/10066 Royal Arsenal
East Riverside Guardroom
08/06/73

GV II

Guardhouse. 1814, possibly by James or Lewis Wyatt. Yellow and red stock brick with limestone ashlar cornice and parapet, and C20 flat roof. Octagonal single-room plan. Single storey; 8-bay range. Plinth, cornice and blocking course, the sides have rubbed brick segmental-arched recesses, the S entrance bay has an inserted mid C20 doorway, other sides have segmental-arches to 6/6-pane sashes, mostly blocked. Interior not inspected. Historical note: One of a pair which flanked a flight of steps up from the river, originally the main entrance to the Arsenal. Formerly had an 8-sided hipped roof and central stack.
(Wesley H, The Royal Arsenal: a brief history, London, 1987, p.15; RCHME report)


Listing NGR: TQ4295478475

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