TQ3877 : Former Royal Naval College - Queen Mary's Quarter

taken 9 years ago, near to Isle of Dogs, Tower Hamlets, Great Britain

Former Royal Naval College - Queen Mary's Quarter
Former Royal Naval College - Queen Mary's Quarter
Grade I listed. LinkExternal link
The statue of George II is Grade II listed. LinkExternal link
Royal Naval College - Greenwich

Built for charitable public purpose the Old Royal Naval College was established by Royal Charter in 1694 for the relief and support of seamen and their dependants.

Sir Christopher Wren planned the site and during the first half of the eighteenth century various illustrious architects, such as Hawksmoor, Vanbrugh and James ‘Athenian’ Stuart completed the design.

As the nineteenth century wore on, with peace established, numbers of Pensioners declined and the Hospital finally closed in 1869. Soon after this the Royal Naval College moved in heralding a new beginning for the site as a naval training centre for officers from around the world. In 1998 the Royal Navy departed for its new base at Shrivenham and responsibility for the College passed to the newly established Greenwich Foundation. LinkExternal link

University of Greenwich :: TQ3878

The University of Greenwich is a university located in the Royal Borough of Greenwich, London. The main campus is located on the grounds of the Old Royal Naval College in Greenwich. There are other smaller campuses scattered around Kent and SE London, including the Universities at Medway site.
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Grade I and Category A listed buildings and structures

Grade I listed buildings and structures are of exceptional, even international importance. There are over 6,000 in the country. Only 2.5% of listed buildings are Grade I listed.
In Scotland the classification is Category A
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Date Taken
Friday, 17 February, 2012   (more nearby)
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Friday, 11 May, 2012
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Historic sites and artefacts  Religious sites  Educational sites  Defence, Military 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3862 7791 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:28.9898N 0:0.3033W
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3854 7798
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