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Mansion House, London
Mansion House

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

0.1km

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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Dr Johnson's House
Dr Johnson's House

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

0.72km

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

1.29km

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

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Benjamin Franklin House
Benjamin Franklin House

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

1.47km

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

1.57km

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

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Lambeth Palace
Lambeth Palace

Lambeth Palace, London, SE1 7JU

1.68km

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

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Jewel Tower
Jewel Tower

Jewel Tower, Abingdon Street, London, SW1P 3JX

1.79km

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

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Clarence House
Clarence House

Clarence House, London, SW1A 1BA

2.1km

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

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Spencer House, London
Spencer House

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

2.14km

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

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Buckingham Palace
Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace, London, SW1A 1AA

2.29km

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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Handel House Museum
Handel House Museum

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

2.33km

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

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Queen's Gallery
Queen's Gallery

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

2.36km

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

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Apsley House
Apsley House

Apsley House, 149 Piccadilly, London, W1J 7NT

2.65km

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

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Blue Plaques in London

William Morris Blue Plaque - Site of the William Morris Printworks Here stood the Merton Abbey works of William Morris, established in 1881 in buildings used for calico printing since 1752. Morris and his co-workers produced carpets, tapestries, printed fabrics, and stained glass made to designs and patterns which were typical of the best of the "Arts and Crafts Movement", many of which remain famous today. The works continued after Morris's death in 1896, finally closing in 1940.
Ignatius Sancho Brown Plaque - Ignatius Sancho 1729-1780 writer, symbol of humanity of Africans lived and had a grocery shop near this site
Anne Isabella Milbanke Blue Plaque - Lady Byron 1792-1860 founded the renowned co-operative school within these environs 1834-1859
Raymond T. Chandler Blue Plaque - Raymond Chandler 1888-1959 Writer lived here
David Ben-Gurion Blue Plaque - David Ben-Gurion 1886-1973 first Prime Minister of Israel lived here
Thomas Henry Wyatt Blue Plaque - Thomas Henry Wyatt 1807-1880 architect lived and died here

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