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Charlton House

A Grade I Listed Building in Charlton, London

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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

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1218593

English Heritage Legacy ID: 200251

Location: Greenwich, London, SE7

County: London

District: Greenwich

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

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Listing Text

(East Side)

Charlton House
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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