Historic England: York

Historic England: York

Secret Scunthorpe

Secret Scunthorpe

Secret Greenwich

Series: Secret

Publication Date15th October 2017

Book FormatPaperback

pages96

Illustrations100

Height234

Width165

Secret Greenwich explores the little-known and colourful history of Greenwich in South East London through a fascinating selection of stories, facts and photographs.
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ISBN
9781445675107
Greenwich’s position on the River Thames has drawn many people to this fascinating area of south-east London over the years. This book delves into the history of Greenwich, detailing intriguing and lesser-known facts associated with many of its famous landmarks and intriguing sites. Topics covered include royal localities and the little-told stories behind them; green spaces including gardens, parks and graveyards; underground tunnels, caves and hideaways; residents of Greenwich noted for their heroics or villainy; river traders upon which Greenwich’s maritime and trading enterprises depended; and its sporting heritage, including the origins of sports that evolved and were first established in Greenwich.

Secret Greenwich, by local historian David C. Ramzan, contains many colourful stories to enliven these little-known facts about Greenwich.
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