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The Royal Naval Asylum

A Grade II Listed Building in Penge and Cator, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4179 / 51°25'4"N

Longitude: -0.0554 / 0°3'19"W

OS Eastings: 535315

OS Northings: 170558

OS Grid: TQ353705

Mapcode National: GBR JH.GP1

Mapcode Global: VHGRF.0M2D

Entry Name: The Royal Naval Asylum

Listing Date: 7 February 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1186790

English Heritage Legacy ID: 358565

Location: Bromley, London, SE20

County: London

District: Bromley

Electoral Ward/Division: Penge and Cator

Built-Up Area: Bromley

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Penge St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

1. ST JOHN'S ROAD, PENGE, SE20
4407
Nos 1 to 12 (consec)
(The Royal Naval Asylum)
TQ 37 SE 1/213 7.2.72.
II

2.
These Almshouses for the widows of Naval Officers were founded by Queen
Adelaide in memory of William IV about 1837. They are in Tudor Gothic
style. Red brick with a diaper pattern of grey headers. Slate roofs with
groups of octagonal red brick chimneys. Casement windows. 4-centred
doorways with carved spandrels. The buildings are in 3 blocks of 2 storeys
forming 3 sides of a courtyard. The centre has 6 windows and 6 gables,
the sides 3 windows and 3 gables each. Royal Arms of William IV in the
centre.


Listing NGR: TQ3531670559

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