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Handel House Museum
Handel House Museum
Handel House Museum, 25 Brook Street, London, W1K 4HB

0.12km

18th century period townhouse, home of baroque composer George Frideric HandelRead more

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Spencer House, London
Spencer House
Spencer House, London, 27 Saint James's Place, London, SW1A 1NR

0.55km

18th-century mansion with restored state rooms and gardenRead more

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Apsley House
Apsley House
Apsley House, 149 Piccadilly, London, W1J 7NT

0.59km

Operated by English Heritage, also known as Wellington Museum, home of The Duke of Wellington, significant...Read more

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Clarence House
Clarence House
Clarence House, London, SW1A 1BA

0.65km

Official residence of The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of CornwallRead more

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Buckingham Palace
Buckingham Palace
Buckingham Palace, London, SW1A 1AA

0.75km

Official London residence of the British monarch, public tours of the state rooms, includes Queen's Gallery and Royal...Read more

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Queen's Gallery
Queen's Gallery
Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace Road, London, SW1A 1AA

0.85km

Exhibitions of items from the Royal Collection, located at Buckingham PalaceRead more

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Benjamin Franklin House
Benjamin Franklin House
Benjamin Franklin House, 36 Craven Street, London, WC2N 5NF

1.02km

18th-century house where Benjamin Franklin lived for 16 years, exhibits on his life, science activitiesRead more

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Banqueting House, Whitehall
Banqueting House, Whitehall
Banqueting House, Whitehall, Whitehall, Westminster, London, SW1A 2ER

1.06km

17th century ornate building used for entertaining, designed by Inigo Jones, only remaining component of the Palace...Read more

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Jewel Tower
Jewel Tower
Jewel Tower, Abingdon Street, London, SW1P 3JX

1.29km

Operated by English Heritage, one of only two surviving sections of the mediaeval royal Palace of Westminster,...Read more

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Charles Dickens Museum
Charles Dickens Museum
Charles Dickens Museum, 48 Doughty Street, London, WC1N 2LX

1.59km

Mid-19th century period house with original papers, furniture and items relating to author Charles DickensRead more

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Lambeth Palace
Lambeth Palace
Lambeth Palace, London, SE1 7JU

1.63km

Tours of the official London residence of the Archbishop of CanterburyRead more

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Dr Johnson's House
Dr Johnson's House
Dr Johnson's House, 17 Gough Square, London, EC4A 3DE

1.72km

18th-century townhouse home of 18th-century English writer Samuel JohnsonRead more

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Carlyle's House
Carlyle's House
Carlyle's House, Carlyle's House, London, SW3

2.12km

Operated by the National Trust, Victorian period townhouse home of historian and philosopher Thomas CarlyleRead more

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18 Stafford Terrace
Stafford Terrace
18 Stafford Terrace, 18 Stafford Terrace, London, W8 7BH

2.23km

Also known as Linley Sambourne House, home of the Victorian Punch cartoonist Edward Linley Sambourne, features much...Read more

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Mansion House, London
Mansion House
Mansion House, London, Walbrook, London, EC4N 8BH

2.51km

Guided tours of the public rooms of the official residence of the Lord Mayor of the City of London, includes city...Read more

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Freud Museum
Freud Museum
Freud Museum, 20 Maresfield Gardens, London, NW3 5SX

2.84km

Home of Dr. Sigmund Freud, features his study, exhibits on his life and works, collection of Ancient Egyptian...Read more

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575 Wandsworth Road
575 Wandsworth Road
575 Wandsworth Road, 575 Wandsworth Road, London, SW8 3JD

2.91km

Operated by the National Trust, 18th century terrace house with interiors designed by Kenyan poet and civil...Read more

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FAQs about Mayfair and Historic Houses in London


If you are travelling to Mayfair by tube you are spoilt for choice in terms of tube lines and tube stations to choose from.



Oxford Street borders four different districts of London, Soho, Fitzrovia, Marylebone, and Mayfair .



Oxford Street is located in the borough of Westminster in central London.

Oxford Street can be considered to form part of the districts of Fitzrovia, Soho and Mayfair .



Berkeley Square is located in the London district of Mayfair , one of the most exclusive districts in London.

The nearest tube station is Green Park.



Mayfair is located in what is commonly known as the West End in central London.



The main areas in London for the best London clubs are Mayfair and Soho. Shoreditch and East London are becoming increasing popular too.


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Blue Plaques in London

Vladimir Lenin Blue Plaque - Vladimir Ilyich Lenin  1870-1924  Founder of the USSR  Lived here in 1908
Arthur Henry Mee Blue Plaque - Arthur Mee 1875-1943 journalist, author and topographer lived here
Michael Faraday Brown Plaque - Michael Faraday man of science. Apprentice here. B. 1791 D. 1867
Philip Webb Brown Plaque - 91-101 Worship Street Built as workshops and dwellings  Designed by Philip Webb, 1862  Friend and colleague of William Morris.  Co-founders of the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings, 1877.
Gt Ormond St Bronze Plaque - Built circa 1720 Rebuilt 1980  Numbers 9, 11, 13 & 15  Gt: Ormond St:
George Eliot Blue Plaque - George Eliot 1819-1880 novelist died here

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