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Blackheath Literary Institution Blackheath Literary Institution

Credit for this entry to:
Alan Patient of www.plaquesof

Plaque: Blackheath Literary Institution


The Blackheath Literary Institution, 1845. Restored by the Blackheath Preservation Trust, 1975.
Carden, Godfrey & Macfadyen - architects
T. Rider & Son - builders

Site: Blackheath Literary Institution (1 memorial)

SE3, Tranquil Vale, 1, Martin House

The current building is named after A. R. Martin, who died in 1974 but who contributed so much to Blackheath life, being a founder member of the Blackheath Society and the Blackheath Preservation Trust. Upon his death, he bequeathed his personal archive - a huge collection - to the Greenwich Heritage Centre.

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Blackheath Literary Institution

It was built by public subscription, but was very small as an auditorium and ...

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Blackheath Preservation Trust

One of the oldest building preservation trusts in the United Kingdom. It was ...

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Carden, Godfrey and Macfadyen

Architects. The website of the London-based firm Carden and Godfrey gives "Ca...

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T. Rider and Sons

Builders active in 1975.

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