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Downstream to Greenwich

Paul Tempest

Downstream to Greenwich

the heritage and future of the London River : a guide to the River from Westminster to Greenwich and a guide to Greenwich itself

by Paul Tempest

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Published by Conway Maritime Press in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Thames Valley (England),
  • Greenwich (London, England)
    • Subjects:
    • Thames Valley (England) -- Guidebooks.,
    • Greenwich (London, England) -- Guidebooks.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 51.

      Statementby Paul Tempest ; compiled with the help of the members of the London River Commuters Association to mark the 300th anniversary ... of the Royal Observatory, Greenwich ; illustrations by Neil Macfadyen.
      ContributionsLondon River Commuters Association.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA670.T2 T4
      The Physical Object
      Pagination64 p. :
      Number of Pages64
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4933800M
      LC Control Number76360714

      Author of Energy Economics in Britain, Downstream to Greenwich, Lag's lexicon, The Politics of Middle East Oil:The Deliberations of the Royaumont Group, The Arabists of Shemlan, V.1, An Enduring Friendship, International Energy Markets, Little Dracula's Fiendishly Funny Joke Book (Little Dracula Series). 35 works Search for books with subject Greenwich (London, England). Search. The Queen's House, Greenwich Callender, Geoffrey Arthur Rom Not In Library. Read. Not In Library. A History of Greenwich Beryl Platts Not In Library. Greenwich and Blackheath past Felix Barker Not In Library. Read. Downstream to Greenwich Paul Tempest Not In Library.

        2 thoughts on “ From The City To The Sea – Tower Pier To Greenwich ” mick Octo at am. In , the PLA commissioned a series of photos which showed all of both sides of the river from the Tower to Greenwich. Date: 20/06/ Chair: Captains Woods & Wadkins: Panellists: N/a: Venue: The Golden Jubilee Sailing from Temple Pier, Victoria Embankment, London, WC2R 2PN.

        Culture > Books > Reviews DownStream: A History and Celebration of Swimming the River Thames by Caitlin Davies, book review These remarkable stories of swimming in the Thames offer a watery take. Full family turnout. Eleven in all. Onto a barge with chairs and a plastic hood. It’s a quarter full, almost entirely of foreigners, as we turn under Charing Cross railway bridge and head downstream. Family visit to Greenwich, Christmas Back row: Will, Tom. Middle row: Helen, Rachel, MP, brother-in-law Edward.


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