When I first visited Greenwich in 2008 I was very disappointed to find the Painted Hall closed for an event. So, the first opportunity I had after we moved here I went to see it. It is indeed a very impressive building that brings together some very important artists in British history: Christopher Wren, NicholasRead More
A very summarised history of Greenwich Park can be found on the Royal Borough of Greenwich website: 1433 Park enclosed by Humphrey Duke of Gloucester. 1447 Park became property of the Crown on Humphrey’s death. 1510 Park stocked with deer for Henry VIII. 1661-1665 Park landscaped for Charles II. c.1730-1857 notorious Greenwich Fair held inRead More
I found this older map from the 19th century on the A Vision of Britain Through Time website. To see it bigger click here.