ROYAL ARSENAL EAST RIVERSIDE GUARD ROOM

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1078955

Date first listed: 08-Jun-1973

Date of most recent amendment: 09-Jul-1997

Statutory Address: ROYAL ARSENAL EAST RIVERSIDE GUARD ROOM, PLUMSTEAD ROAD SE18

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Location

Statutory Address: ROYAL ARSENAL EAST RIVERSIDE GUARD ROOM, PLUMSTEAD ROAD SE18

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

County: Greater London Authority

District: Greenwich (London Borough)

National Grid Reference: TQ 43843 79380

Summary

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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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 200485

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

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

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