Main Entrance To Royal Arsenal

Date:
2 Oct 2002
Location:
Main Entrance To Royal Arsenal, Beresford Square Se18, Woolwich, Greenwich, Greater London, SE18 4BG
Reference:
IOE01/07718/27
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

1. 4412 BERESFORD SQUARE SE18

Main entrance to Royal Arsenal TQ 4378 9/W44 TQ 4378 20/W44

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(Royal Arsenal is listed under Plumstead Road).

Dated 1829 but upper parts late C19. 2 storey, 3 windows, with blank side abutments.

3 carriage entrances on ground floor, the centre one taller. Yellow brick ground floor has stone arches with keystones supporting stone 1st floor band of taller centre section. This becomes cill band of side sections. Red brick upper part, with stone dressings. Buttresses full height of centre section, 1/3rd height of side sections. Parapet resting on stone and brick corbel table. Clock in centre. Central 3-light and side 2-light mullioned and transomed windows with sashes below transom and margin lights to heads. Plaques, inserted in buttresses, inscribed "1829 B;" and below side windows inscribed "G.R. IV" and bearing shield with 3 guns. On parapets of side abutments are mounted mortars with the Royal Cipher of George IV.

Listing NGR: TQ4377978963

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE01/1073 IOE Records taken by John Hussey; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

© Mr John Hussey. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Hussey, John

Rights Holder: Hussey, John

Keywords

Brick, Stone, Georgian Gate Lodge, Gardens Parks And Urban Spaces, Garden Building, Arsenal, Industrial, Armament Manufacturing Site, Defence, Armament Depot, Military Depot, Plaque, Commemorative, Commemorative Monument