Guided tour of the 18th-century Spencer House

Spencer House, 27 St. James’s Place, St. James’s, London 51.505354 -0.139985
Dates & Time:
Every Sunday (except during Jan and Aug)
Hour long tours between 10 AM and 5.45 PM (last admission 4.45 PM)
Tickets & Cost:
£12 on a first-come, first-served basis
The maximum number of visitors on each tour is 20
Children under 10 are not permitted
The contact number for Spencer House is +44 (0) 207 514 1958
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The following bus routes go near Spencer House: 9, 14, 19, 22, 38
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The best London underground train stations to visit Spencer House are Green Park Piccadilly Circus
Note: The actual closest train station to Spencer House is Green Park
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Located a short distance from Buckingham Palace, with magnificent views of Green Park, Spencer House is one of the finest aristocratic town houses in London. It is one of the few 18th-century private palaces to survive intact, and it is certainly the best looking building on the east side of Green Park.

It was originally built in 1756-66 for the 1st Earl Spencer (an early ancestor of Princess Diana). The Spencer family continued to live there until 1895 when the building was let out to various tenants. In 1985 the lease was assigned to J.Rothschild Holdings, who restored it to its late 18th-century appearance.

The restoration includes a magnificent collection of furniture and paintings including five Benjamin West's, which have been graciously lent by Her Majesty The Queen.

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