TQ3877 : Greenwich: Old Royal Naval College: Queen Anne's Quarter Building

taken 2 months ago, near to Isle of Dogs, Tower Hamlets, Great Britain

Greenwich: Old Royal Naval College: Queen Anne's Quarter Building
Greenwich: Old Royal Naval College: Queen Anne's Quarter Building
This is the western fašade of the building which is Grade I Listed. The Historic England website describes the building in general and the western fašade in particular thus:-

"Begun 1699 to designs of Sir Christopher Wren. Completed by Campbell and Ripley in 1750. West front 23 bays with slightly projecting 3-bay centre and ends. 2 storeys and basement. 3-storey ends. Corinthian pilasters divide bays and support entablature with modillion cornice and balustraded parapet except in centre, where parapet is high and solid and at ends where rusticated top floor has another entablature and balustraded parapet over. 1st floor band behind pilasters. Moulded architraves to sash windows with glazing bars except in ends where reveals are plain."

Also visible in the foreground on the edge of the lawn is one of the eight Grade II Listed lamp standards in this courtyard. They are described in the Historic England website thus:-

"8 lamp standards in Portland stone. Obelisks on square plinths carrying wrought iron lampholders."
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Date Taken
Saturday, 29 September, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 30 September, 2018
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
Primary Subject of Photo
College 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3859 7798 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:29.0280N 0:0.3276W
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3857 7790
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