Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich

Old Royal Naval College (formerly the Greenwich Hospital), from Greenwich Hill, with Canary Wharf in the distance. Sir Christopher Wren, Nicholas Hawksmoor, Sir John Vanbrugh and others (see Weinreb et al. 728-9). 1694-1742. Greenwich, London SE10. It now houses the University of Greenwich and Trinity College of Music. The fine landscaping, dating from the mid-nineteenth century, was by Philip Hardwick, then Surveyor to the Greenwich Hospital. Photograph and caption by Jacqueline Banerjee, 2009.

Reference

Weinreb, Ben, et al. The London Encyclopaedia. 3rd ed. London: Macmillan, 2008.


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