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ROYAL ARSENAL EAST RIVERSIDE GUARD ROOM

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: ROYAL ARSENAL EAST RIVERSIDE GUARD ROOM

List entry Number: 1078955

Location

ROYAL ARSENAL EAST RIVERSIDE GUARD ROOM, PLUMSTEAD ROAD SE18

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Greater London Authority

District: Greenwich

District Type: London Borough

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 08-Jun-1973

Date of most recent amendment: 09-Jul-1997

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 200485

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

TQ 4479 PLUMSTEAD ROAD SE18 (North side)

786/9/10066 Royal Arsenal East Riverside Guardroom 08/06/73

GV II

Guardhouse. 1814, possibly by James or Lewis Wyatt. Yellow and red stock brick with limestone ashlar cornice and parapet, and C20 flat roof. Octagonal single-room plan. Single storey; 8-bay range. Plinth, cornice and blocking course, the sides have rubbed brick segmental-arched recesses, the S entrance bay has an inserted mid C20 doorway, other sides have segmental-arches to 6/6-pane sashes, mostly blocked. Interior not inspected. Historical note: One of a pair which flanked a flight of steps up from the river, originally the main entrance to the Arsenal. Formerly had an 8-sided hipped roof and central stack. (Wesley H, The Royal Arsenal: a brief history, London, 1987, p.15; RCHME report)



Listing NGR: TQ4295478475

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Wesley, H , The Royal Arsenal: A Brief History, (1987), 15
'Historic Buildings Report' in The Royal Arsenal Woolwich, (1994)

National Grid Reference: TQ 43843 79380

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