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Royal Observatory Former Great Equatorial Building, Greenwich

Description: Royal Observatory Former Great Equatorial Building

Grade: I
Date Listed: 8 June 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 200389

OS Grid Reference: TQ3890677312
OS Grid Coordinates: 538906, 177312
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4777, -0.0012

Location: Blackheath Avenue, Greenwich, Greater London SE10 8XJ

Locality: Greenwich
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: SE10 8XJ

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Listing Text


Royal Observatory
Former Great Equatorial
TQ 3877 26/G54B


Mid C19 octagonal stock brick building of 3 storeys with red brick window arches
to sashes with glaring bars; and stone 1st floor band. Wood gallery around
2nd floor. Low domed roof, a replacement for large onion dome which was removed
when the Great Equatorial telescope was transferred to another building.

Listing NGR: TQ3890677311

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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