Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich

Old Royal Naval College (formerly the Greenwich Hospital). 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. [View from Greenwich Hill, with Canary Wharf in the distance.] Photograph and caption by Jacqueline Banerjee, 2009.


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


Last modified 11 August 2009