TQ3878 : Riverside entrance to Trinity Hospital, Greenwich

taken 9 years ago, near to Greenwich, Great Britain

Riverside entrance to Trinity Hospital, Greenwich
Riverside entrance to Trinity Hospital, Greenwich
This was a 'hospital' in the older sense of a retirement home. The inscription under the clock reads 'Hospitale Sanctae et Individuae Trinitatis Grenwici' (Hospital of the Holy and Undivided Trinity, Greenwich)

For other views of this building, see TQ3878 : Trinity hospital and TQ3878 : Old Royal Naval hospital almshouse.
Trinity Hospital
The hospital was founded as almshouses by Henry Howard, Earl of Northampton, in 1617. A board near its entrance reads: "Since 1617 it has provided a home for 21 retired gentlemen of Greenwich." The hospital was rebuilt in 1812 in its present Gothic style, and is still in use. The charity is run by Mercer.
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TQ3878, 616 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 14 February, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 15 February, 2009
Geographical Context
Housing, Dwellings 
Category
Historic building   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3881 7815 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:29.1164N 0:0.1336W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3880 7817
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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