Former homes of the Royal Society

  title={Former homes of the Royal Society},
  author={D. Martin},
  journal={Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London},
  pages={12 - 19}
  • D. Martin
  • Published 1967
  • Sociology
  • Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London
  • From the date of the first official record of the Royal Society—the memorandum of foundation of 28 November 1660, the Society has had six different homes. From 1660-1710 it was housed in Gresham College with temporary accommodation during this period (1665-1666, 1667-1673) in Arundel House. From 1710-1780 the Society’s home was in Crane Court, off Fleet Street, from 1780-1857 in Somerset House, from 1857-1967 in Burlington House, in 1873 moving into a new wing built to meet the then… CONTINUE READING