The Shepherd Gate 24-Hour Clock, Greenwich, London. The first to show Greenwich Mean Time to the public, public standards of length are presented below it.

The Shepherd Gate Clock, Greenwich, London. The first to show Greenwich Mean Time to the public, public standards of length are presented below it. (From Jennifer Knight)

The Bull public house, Shooters Hill- The Bull stands on the corner of Shooters Hill and Shrewsbury Lane. A sign on the wall says there was a public house on the site since 1741 (when this was the main turnpike road from London to Dover), though the present building is Victorian. At the top of the hill in the background is the water tower

The Bull stands on the corner of Shooters Hill and Shrewsbury Lane. A sign on the wall says there was a public house on the site since 1741 (when this was the main turnpike road from London to Dover), though the present building is.

The birthplace of Bob Hope, 44 Craigton Road, Eltham ,London. SE9

The birthplace of Bob Hope, 44 Craigton Road, Eltham ,London.

Name: King Henry VIII Born: June 28, 1491 at Greenwich Palace Parents: Henry VII and Elizabeth of York Relation to Elizabeth II: 12th great-granduncle House of: Tudor Ascended to the throne: April 21, 1509 aged 17 years Crowned: June 24, 1509 at Westminster Abbey

Name: King Henry VIII Born: June 1491 at Greenwich Palace Parents: Henry VII and Elizabeth of York Relation to Elizabeth II: great-granduncle House of: Tudor Ascended to the throne: April 1509 aged 17 years Crowned: June 1509 at Westminster Abbey

In front of the Queen's House in Greenwich, England.

In front of the Queen's House in Greenwich, England.

I was born here. Memorial Hospital Shooters Hill by John A King, via Flickr

Woolwich & District War Memorial Hospital, now Greenwich Memorial Hospital in Shooters Hill. Paid for by public subscription as a memorial for the local war dead. The hospital was opened on 2 November

A Trip To London’s Least-Known Castle - Among the hidden gems of south east London is the little-known Severndroog Castle, on Shooter’s Hill. Run by councils until funds dried up in 1988, it suffered a period of dilapidation until 2003 when plans to lease the disused building as offices galvanised a group of residents. They didn’t want the surrounding ancient woodland chopped down, so formed the Severndroog Castle Building Preservation Trust and restored the building and reopened it to the…

Severndroog Castle is a folly situated in Oxleas Wood, on Shooter's Hill in south-east London. Can get bus from Lewisham. At this stage open on Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays.

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