TQ3877 : Greenwich: Old Royal Naval College: King William's Quarter Building (1)

taken 3 months ago, near to Isle of Dogs, Tower Hamlets, Great Britain

Greenwich: Old Royal Naval College: King William's Quarter Building (1)
Greenwich: Old Royal Naval College: King William's Quarter Building (1)
This is the eastern fašade of the building which is Grade I Listed. The Historic England website describes the building in general and the eastern fašade in particular thus:-

"Begun 1698 to design of Sir Christopher Wren. Hall, dome and colonnade completed 1703. East (inner front) a long colonnade of paired Tuscan columns with set back, balustraded upper floor above. At north-east corner tower of 2 stages with drum and dome above. Lower stage square, 1-bay with wide open pediment and high round arched window with flanking niches. Upper stage round, of Corinthian columns, with diagonal projections. Low drum with raised eaves on axes. Ribbed leaded dome with oval windows in lower part and columned cupola with vane above."
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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
Historic Building 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3859 7786 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:28.9633N 0:0.3304W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3865 7783
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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