The Woolwich Rotunda


The Woolwich Rotunda

This unusual round building was designed by Nash.

Location: Green Hill, Woolwich

Description: This marvellous Rotunda was designed by John Nash and is an unusual 24-sided building with a tent-like roof. It was built in 1814 and six years later moved from its original location to here - part of the Royal Artillery site. It was used for military training purposes and later as the regimental museum 'Firepower', which moved to the Royal Arsenal site circa 2003.

It's grade II listed and is on the English Heritage 'buildings at risk register'.

Themes: ArchitectureArchitecture Theme  MilitaryMilitary Theme
The Woolwich Rotunda

This unusual round building was designed by Nash.

Ranking This Month: 2434/3059

Pages Hit This Month: 28


Your Comments:

Name:
Email:
Your email will ONLY be used once, to confirm the publication of your comments. We value your contribution and privacy.

Anti-spam Security: Please enter this code:


Other places nearby:


Weston's Music Hall», 7.7km

Hurst House», 8.3km

The Shoreditch Stilts Signal Box», 5.9km

Admiral's House», 11.km

Tower Bridge», 5.7km

Soane's Pitzhanger Manor», 15.km

Flats on record», 9.9km

Two Bridges in One», 8.6km

Turner and Rushgrove House», 0.3km

Sarum Chase and Cruella de Vil», 11.km

Location Pinpointed:


Open Street Maps», Google Maps»