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Latitude: 51.4807 / 51°28'50"N
Longitude: 0.0371 / 0°2'13"E
OS Eastings: 541555
OS Northings: 177714
OS Grid: TQ415777
Mapcode National: GBR MQ.G1C
Mapcode Global: VHHNQ.L1HR
Entry Name: Charlton House
Listing Date: 19 October 1951
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1218593
English Heritage Legacy ID: 200251
Location: Greenwich, London, SE7
Electoral Ward/Division: Charlton
Parish: Non Civil Parish
Built-Up Area: Greenwich
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: Charlton St Luke with Holy Trinity
Church of England Diocese: Southwark
4412 CHARLTON ROAD SE7
TQ 4177 29/G17 19.10.51.
(The house is at present a Community Centre). Large Jacobean mansion, built
1612 for Sir Adam Newton. Additions 1659 for Sir William Ducie. The mansion
- 3 storeys with H-shaped plan. Red brick with stone dressings and stone bands
at floor levels and mullion windows. West front has pierced stone parapet. In
the centre is a brick and stone projection containing richly ornamented porch
and 2 bay windows above with 2-window links to projecting wings of 3 storey bays.
East front similar in outline to West and less ornamental in character. North
and South elevations 3 storeys 7 windows with square central towers of 5 storeys
surmounted by stone corbelled cornice and ogee slated roof, South tower with
clock. Pierced stone terrace wall to west front and returns. Octagonal brick
chimney stacks in groups of 3 and 5 with moulded caps and bases. Internally,
the mansion has contemporary staircases, panelled rooms, ornamental ceilings,
chimney pieces etc.
Listing NGR: TQ4155577714
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