Front Garden Wall To Number 52 And Gazebo
- 29 Mar 2001
- Front Garden Wall To Number 52 And Gazebo, Crooms Hill Se10, Greenwich, Greater London, SE10 8ER
- Photograph (Digital)
This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
4412 CROOMS HILL SE10 (West Side)
Front garden wall - to No 52 & 19.10.51. Gazebo TQ 3877 26/G32
C17 high red brick wall. Gazebo of 1672, probably by Robert Hooke, perched on wall but accessible from higher ground level inside. Pyramidal tiled roof with oval wood finial. Moulded wood eaves cornice with carved mmodillions. Red brick North-west wall blank. South-west wall has open round arch which once contained detached Roman Doric columns and entablatures with moulded round architrave above.
South-east wall has square headed opening, with shouldered, moulded brick architrave and cornice, which once contained a round inner arch. On North-east (road) front square opening with moulded brick architrave resting on band raised in centre.
Brick pilasters and curved consoles support cornice and scrolled open pediment with shield between wings. Panel through architrave with date "1672". Ornamental saucer domed ceiling inside. HBC grant for restoration 1959. RCHM
Listing NGR: TQ3856977269
© Dr Michael Philpot. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
Photographer: Philpot, Michael
Rights Holder: Philpot, Michael
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