ROYAL NAVAL COLLEGE NORTH WEST BUILDING KING CHARLES QUARTERS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1211337
Date first listed:
08-Jun-1973
Statutory Address:
ROYAL NAVAL COLLEGE NORTH WEST BUILDING KING CHARLES QUARTERS, ROMNEY ROAD SE10

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Location

Statutory Address:
ROYAL NAVAL COLLEGE NORTH WEST BUILDING KING CHARLES QUARTERS, ROMNEY ROAD SE10

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 38488 77924

Details

1. 4412 ROMNEY ROAD SE10 (North Side)

Royal Naval College. North-west building "King Charles' Quarters" TQ 3877 26/G107

I

2. Begun 1664 by John Webb, Eastern parts. North-west pavilion 1712. South parts 1769 by James Stuart. West front 1811-14 by Yenn. All of limestone ashlar. East front of 2 storeys with 3-storey end pavilions of 3 bays. These, and 3-bay centre section under pediment project slightly. 7-window intermediate sections. Moderately low pitched, leaded roof except for angle pavilions which have balustraded parapets. Attached Corinthian columns in centre and pilasters in angles support full width enriched entablature. Walls rusticated with bands at both floor cills and 1st floor level. Quintuple keystones to sash windows with glazing bars. Segmental pediments over centre ground floor windows in end pavilions. 3 round arched entrances in centre section. North front of 3 storeys, 7 windows. Main entablature, at 2nd floor level, rests on Corinthian attached columns and pilasters and has pediment at centre of either side. 2nd floor looks later and has lighter entablature and balustraded parapet. Lower floors rusticated. Quintuple keystones to sash windows with glazing bars, those on 1st floor with corinthian pilasters, entablature and pediment, those on ground floor with moulded architrave, Gibbs surround and pediment. On both floors round arched niches alternate with windows. Round arched entrance on axis under modified Doric entablature. Sunk panel and pediment over, and another flat panel above. Inscription in left pediment "CAROLUS II REX A.REG.XVI." West front of 23 bays, with slightly projecting 3-bay centre and ends. 2 storeys and basement. 3-storey ends. Corinthian pilasters divide bays and support entablature with modillion cornice and balustraded parapet except in centre where parapet is high and solid; and at ends where rusticated top floor has another entablature and balustraded parapet over. 1st floor band behind pilasters. Moulded architraves to sash windows with glazing bars except in ends where reveals are plain. Inscription in frieze of centrepiece "GEORGIUS III REX A.REGNI IV AD MDCCCXIV".

Listing NGR: TQ3848877924

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
200510
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: 19 Feb 2004
Reference: IOE01/11185/02
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Richard M. Brown. Source Historic England Archive
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