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Latitude: 51.4778 / 51°28'40"N
Longitude: -0.0014 / 0°0'5"W
OS Eastings: 538888
OS Northings: 177321
OS Grid: TQ388773
Mapcode National: GBR L1.QB2
Mapcode Global: VHGR7.X3MY
Entry Name: Royal Observatory the Transit House
Listing Date: 8 June 1973
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1220877
English Heritage Legacy ID: 200388
Location: Greenwich, London, SE10
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
4412 GREENWICH PARK SE10
The Transit House
TQ 3877 26/G54A
C17 and C18 2-storey brick building with C19 and modern alterations. This contains
the transit telescopes of 3 Astronomers Royal, with a collection of other relevant
material; and the finally-decided Prime Meridian runs trough the Eastern part.
A series of rooms on tle South side fitted and furnished as if to be used by
the 1st Astronomer Royal in late C17.
Listing NGR: TQ3888877321
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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