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On 6 February 1902, Roman remains were discovered on an artificial mound on the east side of Greenwich Park. The then superintendent of Greenwich Park, Angus Webster, believed that the find – at that time thought to be of a … Continue reading
Detail of the beautiful International Geological Map of Europe and the Mediterranean published by Bundesanstalt fur Bodenforschung and UNESCO (1971).
Elizabeth I was born in #Greenwich on 7 September 1533. The #ArmadaPortrait is a symbol of her powerful reign. https://t.co/lPMM42BLlV pic.twitter.com/Oj5mu48roD — Royal Mus. Greenwich (@RMGreenwich) September 7, 2017 The Armada portrait, once owned by Sir Francis Drake, was saved … Continue reading
Queen Elizabeth I born at Greenwich Palace, 7 September 1533
The Queen Elizabeth Oak was the last survivor of the forest that grew on part of Blackheath, an outriding of the vast ancient raised tract of the impenetrable Forest of Anderida 120 miles long and nearly 40 miles (64km) wide … Continue reading
From the draft Statement of Outstanding Universal Values, 1.2.5 The Royal Park is a masterpiece of the application by Andre Le Notre of symmetrical landscape design to irregular terrain. 1.2.8 [UNESCO inscription] Criterion (i): represent a masterpiece of human … Continue reading