GREAT HALL OF ELTHAM PALACE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1079041
Date first listed:
08-Jun-1973
Statutory Address:
GREAT HALL OF ELTHAM PALACE, COURT YARD SE9

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Location

Statutory Address:
GREAT HALL OF ELTHAM PALACE, COURT YARD SE9

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 42411 73987

Details

1. 4412 COURT YARD SE9 (South end)

Great Hall of Eltham Palace TQ 4273 59/W33

I

2. Circa 1479. Stone faced building of 6 bays with stepped buttresses between bays. Cornice with gargoyles and restored parapet. Paired 2-light windows with cusped heads under 4-centred arches. Transept-like North and South projections at West end with deep niches on West faces, the Northern one blocked. Door, in right bay of North face, has square hoodmould and restored carving in spandrels. Western gabled end of old brick shows tenon holes from roof members of former additional building. High pitched tiled roof. Inside the hall upper walls stone faced, lower parts cement rendered, over brick. Hammer-beam roof with double hollow-chamfered members. Restored pendants. Wood gallery at West end a restoration of screens passage. Large double doors at North and South of East end; and 2 blocked entrances under 4-centred heads in East Wall. At West end projecting bays North and South with stellar vaulting to roofs, long windows in ends. Rendered West wall has 2 doorways.

Listing NGR: TQ4241173987

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
200288
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 02 Jul 2000
Reference: IOE01/02570/06
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