Severndroog Castle

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folly situated in Oxleas Wood, on Shooter's Hill in the Royal Borough of Greenwich

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Geographical coordinates: 51.4666 0.0599

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English Severndroog Castle

Severndroog Castle is a folly situated in Oxleas Wood, on Shooter's Hill in south-east London in the Royal Borough of Greenwich. It was designed by architect Richard Jupp, with the first stone laid on 2 April 1784.It was built to commemorate Commodore Sir William James who, in April 1755, attacked and destroyed the island fortress of Suvarnadurg (then rendered in English: Severndroog) of the Maratha Empire on the western coast of India, between Mumbai and Goa. James died in 1783 and the castle was built as a memorial to him by his widow, Lady James of Eltham.

Designated a Grade II* listed building in 1954, the Gothic-style castle is 63 feet (19 m) high and triangular in section, with a hexagonal turret at each corner. From its elevated position, it offers views across London, with features in seven different counties visible on a clear day.

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French Château de Severndroog

Le château de Severndroog est une folie située à Oxleas Wood, sur Shooter's Hill, dans le sud-est de Londres, dans le Royal Borough de Greenwich. Il a été conçu par l'architecte Richard Jupp, avec la première pierre posée le 2 avril 1784 .

Il a été construit pour commémorer le commodore Sir William James qui, en avril 1755, a attaqué et détruit la forteresse insulaire de Suvarnadurg (alors rendue en anglais : Severndroog) de l'empire Maratha sur la côte ouest de l'Inde, entre Mumbai et Goa. James est décédé en 1783 et le château a été construit en sa mémoire par sa veuve, Lady James of Eltham.

Désigné édifice classé Grade II * en 1954 , le château de style gothique fait 19 mètres de haut, a une forme triangulaire, avec une tourelle hexagonale à chaque coin. De sa position élevée, il offre une vue sur Londres, avec des caractéristiques dans sept comtés différents visibles par temps clair.

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Hebrew טירת סוורנדרוג

טירת סוורנדרוג (באנגלית: Severndroog Castle) היא מבנה שטות (folly) שתוכנן על ידי האדריכל ריצ'רד ג'אפ בשנת 1784 ביער אוקסליז שעל גבעת שוטרז בדרום מזרח לונדון ברובע גריניץ'.

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Italian Severndroog Castle

Il castello di Severndroog (in inglese Severndroog Castle) è una torre in stile gotico che si erge sulla collina di Shooters' Hill nel cuore del bosco di campanule di Oxleas Wood situato nel borgo di Greenwich, nel sud est di Londra.

Fu commissionato nel 1784 da Lady Anne James e realizzato dall'architetto Richard Jupp.

Il castello venne costruito in ricordo del commodoro Sir William James, vincitore della battaglia della fortezza di Suvarnadurg (poi reso in inglese con Severndroog) appartenente all'Impero Maratha sulla costa occidentale indiana tra Mumbai e Goa. Dopo la sua morte avvenuta nel 1783, la moglie, Lady Anne James, decise di erigergli un memoriale.Il castello di interesse storico culturale classificato di Grado II è altro 19 metri, ha una base triangolare con torrette esagonali su ogni lato. La terrazza del castello vanta un panorama spettacolare offrendo la vista non solo di Londra ma anche di sette contee diverse.

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English Severndroog Castle

An 18th-century folly built as a memorial to Sir William James by his widow. Today you can climb the 86 steps to the top of the castle for amazing views over London and seven different counties.

Address Castle Wood, Shooters Hill, SE18 3RT
Price Adults £3; children £2.50
Last Edit2018-08-02
fr Château de Severndrooghe טירת סוורנדרוגlt Severndroog pilis
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