More London history.

Discussion in 'Scenic, Architecture, and Travel' started by AlanMilligan, Apr 24, 2014.

  1. AlanMilligan

    AlanMilligan Leica Place Regular

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    Feb 27, 2014
    This is the exact site of the old Tudor Greenwich palace, where Henry Viii hung out and Elizabeth I was born. ImageUploadedByLeicaPlace1398369939.342882.
     
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  2. carlb

    carlb Leica Place Top Veteran Subscribing Member

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    May 1, 2013
    Great shot and processing, Alan. :)
     
  3. chalkdust

    chalkdust Leica Place Regular

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    Apr 3, 2013
    If I had photographed this, it would have been boring. But you have created a captivating image!
     
  4. carlb

    carlb Leica Place Top Veteran Subscribing Member

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    May 1, 2013
    With an unfortunate lack of knowledge for many things British, my recollection of this site comes solely through the latest "Thor" movie. So I'm surprised that all the devastation has already been cleaned up! (See the movie if wondering what the heck I refer to.) ;)
     
  5. AlanMilligan

    AlanMilligan Leica Place Regular

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    Feb 27, 2014
    Now I really want to see that film!!! Thanks for the kind comments.
    Its a pity the old Tudor Palace was demolished in the early 18th century. We would never do this now.
    It stood right where the courtyard is and only a stone plaque in the pavement marks it now.
    The 18th century buildings around it are the Royal Naval College built by Wren. The zero longitude line
    for the world passes close by here.