TQ3877 : Royal Society 1662

taken 4 years ago, near to Blackheath, Lewisham, Great Britain

Royal Society 1662
Royal Society 1662
A detail of the South Building (planetarium) of the Greenwich Observatory - see TQ3877 : The Royal Observatory South Building, Greenwich for context and history. The date (MDCLXII = 1662) refers to the foundation of the Royal Society, rather than this building which dates from 1899. The building is grade 2 listed (list entry number 1244325) and notable for its use of terracotta as a building material.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 12 October, 2013   (more nearby)
Thursday, 17 October, 2013
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Park and Public Gardens 
Date (from Tags)
Place (from Tags)
Greenwich Park 
Building Material (from Tags)
Brick and Terracotta 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3896 7721 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:28.6074N 0:0.0263W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3897 7721
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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Planetarium  Royal Society  Building Detail 

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