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England

Buckingham House (91 Pall Mall)

  • Built / Designed For: George Nugent-Temple-Grenville, 1st Marquess of Buckingham.

    House & Family History: Buckingham House was a seven-bay house in Pall Mall. The House was particularly noted for its large oval Staircase Hall designed by John Soane, a watercolor sketch of which is today in the collection of Sir John Soane's Museum, London. The Hall had eight Ionic columns that were painted to resemble Siena marble; the floor above contained a row of Coade Stone caryatids.

  • Architect: Robert William Furze Brettingham

    Date: 1785-86
    Designed: Alterations for 1st Marquess of Buckingham

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    Architect: John Soane

    Date: 1792-95
    Designed: Rebuilt as Buckingham House (formerly 91 Pall Mall) for 1st Marquess of Buckingham

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    Architect: John Soane

    Date: 1813-14
    Designed: Repairs

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  • Title: Eighteenth-Century Decoration: Design and the Domestic Interior in England
    Author: Smith, Charles Saumarez
    Year Published: 1993
    Publisher: London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson
    ISBN: 0297830511
    Book Type: Hardback

    Title: Biographical Dictionary of British Architects, 1600-1840, A - SOFTBACK
    Author: Colvin, Howard
    Year Published: 1995
    Publisher: New Haven: Yale University Press
    ISBN: 0300072074
    Book Type: Softback

  • House Listed: Demolished

    Park Listed: No Gardens

  • Past Seat of: George Nugent-Temple-Grenville, 1st Marquess of Buckingham, 18th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Demolished

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Demolished

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No