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Old Royal Naval College, The Painted Hall

About the Old Royal Naval College

The Old Royal Naval College is Sir Christopher Wren’s riverside masterpiece, built in the 17th Century as the Royal Hospital for Seamen the on the site of the Tudor Palace of Placentia. The Old Royal Naval College boasts beautiful surroundings & the Chapel of St Peter & St Paul in Queen Mary Court. The Painted Hall in King William Court is home to the largest painted ceiling in Europe, a masterpiece by Sir James Thornhill depicting over 30 years of English aristocracy & British Naval Power.



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Old Royal Naval College, The Painted Hall Re-Opening

The Painted Hall Reopening

The Royal Hospital for Seamen was designed by Sir Christopher Wren with assistance from Nicolas Hawksmoor. The design for the hospital included a Chapel & a large dining area (The

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