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  1. Woolwich

    Woolwich is a district in South East London, England, located in the Royal Borough of Greenwich. The area is identified in the London Plan as one of 35 major centres in Greater London. Woolwich formed part of Kent until 1889 when the County of London was created. It is a river crossing point, with the Woolwich Ferry and the Woolwich foot tunnel crossing to North Woolwich. The district was the original home of the Woolwich Building Society.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Woolwich

    a town in Kent, on the S. bank of the Thames, 9 m. below London; is the chief military arsenal in the country; contains a gun factory, ammunition factory, laboratory, &c., which employ 12,000 men, besides barracks for artillery, engineers, &c., covering an area 4 m. in circumference.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. woolwich

    A town of England, in Kent, and is the most ancient military and naval arsenal in England. It is celebrated for its royal dock-yard, where men of war have been built so early as the reign of Henry VIII., 1512. The royal arsenal was formed about 1720; it contains vast magazines of great guns, mortars, shells, powder, and other warlike stores; a foundry with several furnaces for casting ordnance; and a laboratory where fireworks, cartridges, grenades, etc., are made for public service. There is also a royal artillery barracks here which can accommodate nearly 4000 men. About 10,000 persons are employed in Woolwich Arsenal.

Etymology and Origins

  1. Woolwich

    Anciently described as Hylwich, “hill town.”

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Woolwich in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Woolwich in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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