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Tudor palace remains found under Old Royal Naval College

The remains of the Tudor-era palace have been discovered under the floor of the Painted Hall at the Old Royal Naval College in Greenwich, England. The crew was working on an ambitious project to restore the King William Undercroft of the hall and reveal English Baroque architecture designed by Christopher Wren and Nicholas Hawksmoor that […]
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Last November I posted news that the Heritage Lottery Fund has awarded £335,000 towards the cost of renovating the Painted Hall in the Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich (CLICK). The Hall will remain open during conservation. From 1...

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