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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: CHARLTON HOUSE

List entry Number: 1218593

Location

CHARLTON HOUSE, CHARLTON ROAD SE7

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: I

Date first listed: 19-Oct-1951

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 200251

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

1. 4412 CHARLTON ROAD SE7 (East Side)

Charlton House TQ 4177 29/G17 19.10.51.

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2. (The house is at present a Community Centre). Large Jacobean mansion, built 1612 for Sir Adam Newton. Additions 1659 for Sir William Ducie. The mansion - 3 storeys with H-shaped plan. Red brick with stone dressings and stone bands at floor levels and mullion windows. West front has pierced stone parapet. In the centre is a brick and stone projection containing richly ornamented porch and 2 bay windows above with 2-window links to projecting wings of 3 storey bays. East front similar in outline to West and less ornamental in character. North and South elevations 3 storeys 7 windows with square central towers of 5 storeys surmounted by stone corbelled cornice and ogee slated roof, South tower with clock. Pierced stone terrace wall to west front and returns. Octagonal brick chimney stacks in groups of 3 and 5 with moulded caps and bases. Internally, the mansion has contemporary staircases, panelled rooms, ornamental ceilings, chimney pieces etc.

Listing NGR: TQ4155977692

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National Grid Reference: TQ 41559 77692

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