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Handel House Museum
Handel House Museum

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

0.41km

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

0.6km

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

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Benjamin Franklin House
Benjamin Franklin House

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

0.65km

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

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Clarence House
Clarence House

Clarence House, London, SW1A 1BA

0.66km

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

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Banqueting House, Whitehall
Banqueting House, Whitehall

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

0.77km

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

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Buckingham Palace
Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace, London, SW1A 1AA

0.88km

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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Apsley House
Apsley House

Apsley House, 149 Piccadilly, London, W1J 7NT

0.96km

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

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Queen's Gallery
Queen's Gallery

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

0.99km

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

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Charles Dickens Museum
Charles Dickens Museum

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

1.11km

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

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Jewel Tower
Jewel Tower

Jewel Tower, Abingdon Street, London, SW1P 3JX

1.14km

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

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Dr Johnson's House
Dr Johnson's House

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

1.22km

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

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Lambeth Palace
Lambeth Palace

Lambeth Palace, London, SE1 7JU

1.43km

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

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Mansion House, London
Mansion House

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

2.02km

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

2.48km

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

2.73km

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

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Freud Museum
Freud Museum

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

2.98km

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

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FAQs about Soho and Historic Houses in London


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 .



The best nightclubs in London and their location is rather subjective as there are great clubs in different areas of London each with a different vibe. Mayfair tends to have the most exclusive celebrity clubs whilst east London is a little bit cooler.

Soho has some good places too although you won't rub shoulders with high society if you cross over Regent Street.



London's China Town is located in central London around Gerrard Street, close to Leicester Square. The nearest tube stations are Leicester Square and Piccadilly Circus.



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

Emery Walker Blue Plaque - Sir Emery Walker 1851-1933 typographer and antiquary lived here 1903-1933
Peter II And Henry III Grey Plaque - Within these precincts stood the Palace of Savoy, the erection of which was begun by Peter, ninth Count of Savoy and Earl of Richmond, A.D 1246. Henry III King of England bestowed the site "in vico qui vocato la straunde" on February 12th 1246 and there was erected a palace, "the fayrest mannor in Europe" big enough for a large part of an army
Garraways Coffee House Stone Plaque - The site of Garraways Coffee House rebuilt 1874  Set here 1930
Klemens Von Metternich Blue Plaque - Prince Metternich 1773-1859 Austrian statesman lived here in 1848
Roger Fry Blue Plaque - Roger Fry 1866 - 1934 Artist and Art Critic lived and died at 48 Bernard Street on this site 1926 - 1934  Morton Hotel
St Mary Moorfields, London Blue Plaque - Site of St Mary Moorfields Pro Cathedral of the Roman Catholic Church 1852-1870

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