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

0.22km

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

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

0.22km

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

0.46km

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

0.46km

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

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

0.48km

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

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

0.57km

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

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

0.59km

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

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

0.71km

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

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

0.72km

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

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

1.04km

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

1.32km

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

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

1.43km

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

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

2.04km

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

2.14km

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

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

2.59km

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

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

2.64km

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

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Soseki Museum in London
Soseki Museum in London
Soseki Museum in London, 80 The Chase, London, SW4 0NG

2.89km

London home of Japanese author Natsume Sōseki[18]Read more

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Blue Plaques in London

Martin Van Buren Blue Plaque - Martin Van Buren 1782-1862 eighth U.S. President lived here
C. S. Forester Blue Plaque - C. S. Forester 1899-1966 novelist lived here
Agatha Christie Blue Plaque - Dame Agatha Christie 1890-1976 detective novelist and playwright lived here 1934-1941
The Clore Gallery Bronze Plaque - The Clore Gallery  For the Turner Collection  This foundation plaque was unveiled by  Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth   The Queen Mother  19th April 1983
Fred Knee Blue Plaque - Fred Knee 1868-1914 London Labour Party pioneer and Housing reformer lived here
Charlie Chaplin Blue Plaque - Charlie Chaplin    1889 to 1977    Walworth-born comic genius

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