Mount Snever Observatory, Oldstead , North Yorkshire

Mount Snever Observatory, Oldstead , North Yorkshire
Photograph taken 15 January 2001 © Mr John Turner. Source Historic England Archive ref: 328522

This observatory was built in 1838. It has the inscription 'John Wormald In the first year of the reign of Queen Victoria Caused this observatory to be erected. J Dodds Builder'. John Wormald lived at Oldstead Hall and built this to celebrate Victoria's accession to the throne.

Location

North Yorkshire Oldstead

Period

Victorian (1837 - 1901)

Tags

observatory astronomy Victorian (1837 - 1901)