Greenwich Royal Hospital & the Royal United Service Museum

  • 244 Pages
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  • English
Wells Gardner, Darton & Co , London
Greenwich Hospital, Royal United Service M
Statementby Edward Fraser.
SeriesThe Treasure-House Series
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 244 p., (9) leaves of plates :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19708488M

The Royal Charter granted the 'Royal Palace and Grounds at Greenwich' on the southern bank of the Thames as the site for the Hospital. There had been a palace at Greenwich for centuries, although by the time of Charles II, the old Tudor palace of Placentia (the 'Pleasant Palace'), birthplace of Henry VIII and Elizabeth I, had fallen into disrepair.

Official Catalogue of the Royal United Service Museum by Royal United Service Institution (Great Britain). Museum, Arthur Leetham, Bertram Edward Sargeaunt, Arthur Leetham, Sir comp, Bertram Edward Sargeaunt, compPages: From its origins as a royal residence, to its use by the Royal Naval Asylum and Greenwich Hospital School and more recently as the home to the National Maritime Museum's vast painting collection, the book explores the architectural significance of the house and.

The plates show: 'A Perspective View of the Royal Hospital for Seamen at Greenwich, taken from the River Thames' (folding frontis.); 'Elevation of the East front of the Infirmary' (facing p.

); 'Elevation of the East front of the Boys School and Dormitory' (facing p. ); 'A View of the Ancient Royal Palace, call'd Placentia, in East. When the school moved to Suffolk inthe House was restored and the adjoining buildings converted as premises for the new National Maritime Museum.

Greenwich Hospital and the Royal Naval College. William III founded the Royal Hospital for Seaman at Greenwich in memory of his co-monarch and wife Queen Mary II, who had championed it. Official catalogue of the Royal United Service Museum, Whitehall, S.W by Royal United Service Institution (Great Britain).

Museum; Leetham, Arthur, Sir, Publication date Publisher [London]: Printed for the Council of the Royal United Service Institution by Pages: Visit the Royal Observatory Greenwich to stand on the historic Prime Meridian of the World, see the home of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), and experience London’s only planetarium.

The hospital was created as the Royal Hospital for Seamen at Greenwich on the instructions of Queen Mary II, who had been inspired by the sight of wounded sailors returning from the Battle of La Hogue in. Royal Hospital School Association. The Royal Hospital School Association is an association of former students and staff of the school.

Founded as the Greenwich Royal Hospital School Old Boys Association init changed its name to the Royal Hospital School Association (RHSA) in in order to accommodate female ex-pupils. The Association publishes an irregular newsletter called Otia Tuta keeping Coordinates: 51°58′20″N 1°08′59″E /.

One stunning location, four world-class attractions.

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Royal Observatory: The home of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) and the world-famous Meridian Line. Cutty Sark: Climb aboard the world's oldest surviving tea clipper and experience what life was like on board. National Maritime Museum: Free entry to the Greenwich Royal Hospital & the Royal United Service Museum book largest maritime collection.

Queen's House: Free entry to a former royal residence and. Between July and SeptemberOxford Archaeology (OA) undertook detailed archaeological works at Devonport Buildings, King William Walk, Greenwich, London, on behalf of Mount Anvil.

These works were in advance of redevelopment, which comprised a new Conference Facility, Student Accommodation and an electricity sub-station. The proposed redevelopment lay within an. The Greenwich Royal Hospital School and Greenwich Naval College educated the youth, and several professors did notable research, particularly Thomas Archer Hirst and William Burnside.

In its twelve chapters, this book gives a comprehensive, scholarly and readable overview of Greenwich and its mathematical, astronomical and computational. Hotels near Royal London Hospital Museum: ( km) Vilenza E1 ( km) New Road Hotel ( km) The Whitechapel Hotel ( km) 2 bed apartment in Central London ( km) Micks Mansion; View all hotels near Royal London Hospital Museum on Tripadvisor4/5(58).

The Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies (RUSI), sometimes still referred to by its pre name, the Royal United Service Institution, is a British defence and security think was founded in by the Duke of Wellington, Sir Arthur r: Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington.

Royal Hospital School, Greenwich / Holbrook. The Greenwich Royal Hospital School was established in as an extension of the activities of the Greenwich Royal Hospital founded in to provide medical care for seamen (in a similar way to that provided to Army veterans by the Royal Hospital.

The Old Royal Naval College, on the south bank of the river Thames in Greenwich, London, viewed from the north. Between the two college buildings appears the Includes: Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich.

Sources of information available at the National Maritime Museum. Bold, John, Greenwich: an Architectural History of the Royal Hospital for Seamen and the Queen’s House, PBF Chapter 8: ‘Buildings for Education’ is useful for anybody interested in the history and design of the school buildings and the alterations made to them between –11 in order to accommodate the growing.

The National Maritime Museum (NMM) is a maritime museum in Greenwich, is part of Royal Museums Greenwich, a network of museums in the Maritime Greenwich World Heritage other publicly funded national museums in the United Kingdom, it has no general admission charge; there are admission charges for most side-gallery temporary exhibitions, usually supplemented by many loaned Location: Greenwich, London, SE10, United Kingdom.

Explore everything Royal Museums Greenwich has to offer, from maritime history and world-class art to out-of-this-world sights. A top 10 UK visitor attraction, Royal Museums Greenwich is home to the Royal Observatory Greenwich, the iconic Cutty Sark sailing ship, the National Maritime Museum and the Queen’s House art gallery.

In January the Hospital school was amalgamated, under the Greenwich Hospital Directors, with the larger Asylum to become 'the Upper and Lower Schools of the Royal Hospital'. The s Hospital School building became the children's infirmary. In the Greenwich Hospital Schools were formally renamed the Royal Hospital School.

The Greenwich Royal Hospital School (established in ) was for the children of naval seamen who were orphaned or impoverished. The school moved to Holbrook in Suffolk in The records are held at The National Archives in (Admiralty series) ADM.

Extended with the buildings that now house the National Maritime Museum, it was renamed the Royal Hospital School by Queen Victoria in George IV donated nearly 40 paintings to the hospital inat a stroke creating a gallery in the Painted Hall.

These now form the Greenwich Hospital Collection at the National Maritime nial county: Greater London. By Bernard de Neumann The City University, London A Brief History of The Royal Hospital School.

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The origins of the school reside in King William’s and Queen Mary’s Royal Charter of 25 October to erect and found an Hospital within Our Mannor of East Greenwich in Our County of Kent for the reliefe and support of Seamen serving on board the Shipps or Vessells belonging to the Navy Royall.

There was a Tudor royal palace at Greenwich, built by Henry VII and later rebuilt by Henry VIII to create an opulent residence on the south bank of the Thames. Among the delights built by Henry VIII were a tiltyard, stables, kennels, a cockpit and tennis courts, for Henry was fond of the game.

Both. The Royal Borough of Greenwich (/ ˈ ɡ r ɛ n ɪ tʃ / (), / ˈ ɡ r ɪ n ɪ dʒ /, / ˈ ɡ r ɪ n ɪ tʃ / or / ˈ ɡ r ɛ n ɪ dʒ /) is a London borough in southeast Greater London Borough of Greenwich was formed in by the London Government Act The new borough covered the former area of the Metropolitan Borough of Greenwich and part of the Metropolitan Borough of Ceremonial county: Greater London.

The Royal Hospital School is launching a beautifully illustrated hardback book celebrating years of history on 11 December The launch is taking place in the historical buildings of Greenwich, London, where the School was founded in and will be attended by guests including representatives from the Old Royal Naval College, the National Maritime Museum and the University.

I worked at Royal Museums Greenwich part-time for more than a year. To book an annual leave is very difficult. You have to book your holiday 4 or 5 months in advance in order to fight for limited availability. The chairs are broken in the admissions, but the management does not care. In my section of the museum, the job role is varied 4/5.

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The Queen’s House and associated 19th-century buildings and the Royal Observatory is in the custodianship of the Trustees of the National Maritime Museum. The Old Royal Naval College is in the freehold of Greenwich Hospital, which remains a Crown Naval charity.

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