Plaque

Officers' Quarters

Inscription

Officers' Quarters
This colonnaded range of buildings was constructed as quarters for naval officers based at the Royal Victoria Victualling Yard. The Yard provisioned the Royal Navy for more than two centuries from 1742.

Site: Royal Victoria Yard / Victualling Yard (4 memorials)

SE8, Grove Street, The Colonnade

Our photo is taken from the east. In the background you can see the inside of the retained arched stone entrance to The Colonnade from Grove Street. The Officers' Quarters plaque is in the colonnade. The two black metal plaques are on the wall to the right.

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Officers' Quarters

Subjects commemorated i

Victualling Yard, Deptford

An information board “Docklands Heritage – Deptford River Walk” gives a good ...

Read More

This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Officers' Quarters

Created by i

London Docklands Development Corporation

We did not initially recognise this logo, on at least 8 plaques in the Surrey...

Read More

This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Officers' Quarters

Also at this site i

Pepys Estate

Pepys Estate

The Pepys Estate was opened on 13th July 1966 by Admiral of the Fleet, The Ea...

Read More

Royal Victoria Yard war memorial

Royal Victoria Yard war memorial

On 19 March 1941 the Yard was hit by many bombs and incendiary devices leadin...

Read More

Victualling Department Admiralty

Victualling Department Admiralty

{In the belt that surrounds the anchor:} Victualling Department Admiralty Th...

Read More

Nearby Memorials

John Lewis war damage

John Lewis war damage

W1, Oxford Street, John Lewis

The large aluminium sculpture "Winged Figure" on the side of the building is by Barbara Hepworth. See Ornamental Passions for commentary ...

2 subjects commemorated
Jessica Tandy

Jessica Tandy

E5, Geldeston Road, 58a

Jessica Tandy, 1909 - 1994, actress and star of 'Driving Miss Daisy', was born here. London Borough of Hackney

2 subjects commemorated, 1 creator
IC - Descartes

IC - Descartes

SW7, Imperial College Road, Observatory Road, Chemistry RCS

From the Imperial College website: The Royal College of Science building was completed in 1906 ….. The building was designed by architect...

1 subject commemorated
Henry Hyndman

Henry Hyndman

NW3, Well Walk, 13

Greater London Council Henry Mayers Hyndman, 1842 - 1921, socialist leader, lived and died here.

1 subject commemorated, 1 creator
Joseph Grimaldi - Graywood Court

Joseph Grimaldi - Graywood Court

N12, Graywood Court, 5

There is another plaque to Grimaldi's home very close by.

1 subject commemorated, 1 creator