TQ3877 : Shepherds Gate Clock Royal Observatory, Greenwich

taken 7 years ago, near to Blackheath, Lewisham, Great Britain

Shepherds Gate Clock Royal Observatory, Greenwich
Shepherds Gate Clock Royal Observatory, Greenwich
Situated outside the Observatory, the clock has a 24 hour dial and is grade 1 listed.
The Royal Observatory, Greenwich

The Royal Observatory, Greenwich (formerly the Royal Greenwich Observatory is best known as the location of the prime meridian. It is situated on a hill in Greenwich Park, overlooking the River Thames.
The observatory was commissioned in 1675 by King Charles II. The building was completed in the summer of 1676. The scientific work of the observatory was relocated elsewhere in stages in the first half of the 20th century, and the Greenwich site is now maintained as a tourist attraction.

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Date Taken
Saturday, 8 March, 2014   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 9 March, 2014
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Park and Public Gardens 
Place (from Tags)
Greenwich 
Listed (from Tags)
Grade 1 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 38897 77338 [1m precision]
WGS84: 51:28.6773N 0:0.0776W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 38900 77337
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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