Category Archives: UNESCO Maritime Greenwich World Heritage Site
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).
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