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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: ORANGERY TO FORMER ELTHAM HOUSE, NOW AT NORTH END OF GROUNDS OF NUMBER 113 (SOUTHEASTERN GAS BOARD)

List entry Number: 1079017

Location

ORANGERY TO FORMER ELTHAM HOUSE, NOW AT NORTH END OF GROUNDS OF NUMBER 113 (SOUTHEASTERN GAS BOARD), ELTHAM HIGH STREET SE9

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

County District District Type Parish
Greater London AuthorityGreenwichLondon Borough

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 26-Mar-1954

Date of most recent amendment: 08-Jun-1973

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 200331

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History

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Details

1. 4412 ELTHAM HIGH STREET SE9 (North Side)

Orangery to former Eltham House, now at North end of grounds of No 113 (Southeastern Gas Board) (formerly listed as Garden House abutting upon footpath) TQ 4274 53/W24 26.3.54.

II*

2. Late C17 or early C18 5-bay orangery. Red brick with stone dressings and stone plinth. Bays defined by flat pilasters with moulded stone bases and capitals, paired at outer corners and one and a half at sides of centrepiece. These support entablature with triglyphs in frieze above pilasters, moulded and dentilled brick cornice and stone blocking course. Large windows with modern casements. Projecting centre section of multicoloured stock brick with red brick, square angle pilasters rising to stone Corinthian capitals above roof level of side sections. These support entablatures with moulded architrave and trophies in frieze. Very rich cornices with dentils, egg and dart mouldings and scrolled modillions with paterae between. Similarly enriched open pediment above, broken back in centre. At 1st floor level under pediment a round arched niche with moulded brick architrave and gauged brick half dome with shell shape at back. Niche, in recess, rests on carved stone cornice of ground floor. Round arched entrance has red brick pilasters, carved stone impost blocks with short outer bands, moulded brick architrave and keystone with mask. This supports flat red brick panel, curved to fill spandrels. Later glazed door and radial fanlight. 2 short pieces of red brick wall abutting on the Northern corners of orangery at either side. North face of orangery blank.

Listing NGR: TQ4284074575

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National Grid Reference: TQ 42840 74575

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