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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: SEVERNDROOG CASTLE,CASTLE WOOD PARK

List entry Number: 1289792

Location

SEVERNDROOG CASTLE,CASTLE WOOD PARK, SHOOTERS HILL SE18

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: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 396423

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

1. 4412 SHOOTERS HILL SE18 (South Side)

Severndroog Castle Castle Wood Park TQ 4376 42/W14 26.3.54.

II*

2. 1784. 3-storey triangular tower with hexagonal angle turrets of ½-storey height. Tower and turrets battlemented. Multicoloured stock brick with 1st floor band and plinth. Quatrefoil blocked and painted windows in turrets. Other windows have 2-centred, pointed arches, wide on the main faces and narrow in the 3 external faces of each turret. Moulded labels over windows, some of which are blocked and treated in trompe l'oeil fashion as in turret tops. 1st floor windows in wide, stuccoed recesses. Small door with alternating block surround in inner return of North-east turret. Later doors inserted in North-West and South turrets. Main, studded double door, in South-West face, has moulded surround in deep coving, with label over. Cornice head and fanlight with interlacing bars matching the window heads. On the other 2 sides the former entrances blocked, fanlights only remaining. Inscription in stone apron below 1st floor window on South-West face "This building was erected MDCCLXXXIV by the representative of the late Sir William James, Bart. To Commemorate that Gallant Officer's Atchievements (sic) in the East Indies during his command of the Company's Marine Forces in those seas. And in a particular manner to record the Conquest off the Coast of Malabar which fell to his superior Valour and able Conduct on the 2nd day of April MDCCLV."

Listing NGR: TQ4319076196

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National Grid Reference: TQ 43190 76196

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