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Royal Observatory former Great Equatorial Building

A Grade I Listed Building in Greenwich, London

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Latitude: 51.4777 / 51°28'39"N

Longitude: -0.0012 / 0°0'4"W

OS Eastings: 538906

OS Northings: 177312

OS Grid: TQ389773

Mapcode National: GBR L1.QC6

Mapcode Global: VHGR7.X4R0

Entry Name: Royal Observatory former Great Equatorial Building

Listing Date: 8 June 1973

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1078998

English Heritage Legacy ID: 200389

Location: Greenwich, London, SE10

County: London

District: Greenwich

Electoral Ward/Division: Greenwich West

Built-Up Area: Greenwich

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Greenwich St Alfege

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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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 from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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