List entry

List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: ROYAL OBSERVATORY FORMER GREAT EQUATORIAL BUILDING

List entry Number: 1078998

Location

ROYAL OBSERVATORY FORMER GREAT EQUATORIAL BUILDING, GREENWICH PARK SE10

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
Greater London AuthorityGreenwichLondon Borough

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 08-Jun-1973

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 200389

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

1. 4412 GREENWICH PARK SE10

Royal Observatory Former Great Equatorial building TQ 3877 26/G54B

I

2. 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

Selected Sources

  1. Unpublished Title  Reference - Title: Part 17 Greater London - Journal Title: Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England - Volume: 17

National Grid Reference: TQ 38906 77312

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