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Burlington House

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Burlington House is a building on Piccadilly in Mayfair, London. [1]

59 relations: Baluster, Baroque painting, Baroque Revival architecture, British Academy, Burlington Arcade, Burlington Estate, Carlton House Terrace, Charles Barry, Charles Barry Jr., Chiswick House, Christopher Wren, Colen Campbell, Cour d'honneur, Devonshire House, Duke of Devonshire, Earl of Burlington, Earl of Portland, Enfilade (architecture), Geological Society of London, George Cavendish, 1st Earl of Burlington, Giacomo Leoni, Giovanni Antonio Pellegrini, Grand Tour, Hugh May, James Gibbs, James Lees-Milne, John Carr (architect), John Denham (poet), John Madejski, Joshua Reynolds, Learned society, Linnean Society of London, Mayfair, Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government, National Heritage List for England, Palace of Westminster, Palazzo Porto, Vicenza, Palladian architecture, Piano nobile, Piccadilly, Putto, Richard Boyle, 1st Earl of Burlington, Richard Boyle, 3rd Earl of Burlington, Richard Norman Shaw, Robert Richardson Banks, Royal Academy of Arts, Royal Astronomical Society, Royal Society, Royal Society of Chemistry, Samuel Ware, ..., Sebastiano Ricci, Society of Antiquaries of London, Statue of Joshua Reynolds, Sydney Smirke, University of London, Venetian window, William Chambers (architect), William Kent, 6 Burlington Gardens. Expand index (9 more) »

Baluster

A baluster—also called spindle or stair stick—is a moulded shaft, square or of lathe-turned form, cut from a rectangular or square plank, one of various forms of spindle in woodwork, made of stone or wood and sometimes of metal, standing on a unifying footing, and supporting the coping of a parapet or the handrail of a staircase.

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Baroque painting

Baroque painting is the painting associated with the Baroque cultural movement.

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Baroque Revival architecture

The Baroque Revival, also known as Neo-Baroque (or Second Empire architecture in France), was an architectural style of the late 19th century.

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British Academy

The British Academy is the United Kingdom's national academy for the humanities and the social sciences.

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Burlington Arcade

The Burlington Arcade is a covered shopping arcade in London, that runs behind Bond Street from Piccadilly through to Burlington Gardens.

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Burlington Estate

The Burlington Estate is an area in Mayfair to the north of Piccadilly in the West End of London, England.

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Carlton House Terrace

Carlton House Terrace is a street in the St James's district of the City of Westminster in London.

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Charles Barry

Sir Charles Barry (23 May 1795 – 12 May 1860) was an English architect, best known for his role in the rebuilding of the Palace of Westminster (also known as the Houses of Parliament) in London during the mid-19th century, but also responsible for numerous other buildings and gardens.

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Charles Barry Jr.

Charles Barry Jr. (1823–1900) was an English architect of the mid-late 19th century, and eldest son of Sir Charles Barry.

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Chiswick House

Chiswick House is a Palladian villa in Burlington Lane, Chiswick, west London, England.

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Christopher Wren

Sir Christopher Wren PRS FRS (–) was an English anatomist, astronomer, geometer, and mathematician-physicist, as well as one of the most highly acclaimed English architects in history.

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Colen Campbell

Colen Campbell (15 June 1676 – 13 September 1729) was a pioneering Scottish architect and architectural writer, credited as a founder of the Georgian style.

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Cour d'honneur

Cour d'honneur (court of honor) is the architectural term for a three-sided ceremonial courtyard, created by flanking the main central block, or corps de logis, with symmetrical advancing secondary wings containing minor rooms.

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Devonshire House

Devonshire House in Piccadilly was the London residence of the Dukes of Devonshire in the 18th and 19th centuries.

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Duke of Devonshire

Duke of Devonshire is a title in the Peerage of England held by members of the Cavendish family.

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Earl of Burlington

Earl of Burlington is a title that has been created twice, the first time in the Peerage of England in 1664 and the second in the Peerage of the United Kingdom in 1831.

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Earl of Portland

Earl of Portland is a title that has been created twice in the Peerage of England, first in 1633 and again in 1689.

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Enfilade (architecture)

In architecture, an enfilade is a suite of rooms formally aligned with each other.

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Geological Society of London

The Geological Society of London, known commonly as the Geological Society, is a learned society based in the United Kingdom.

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George Cavendish, 1st Earl of Burlington

George Augustus Henry Cavendish, 1st Earl of Burlington MP (31 March 1754 – 4 May 1834), styled Lord George Cavendish before 1831, was a British nobleman and politician.

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Giacomo Leoni

Giacomo Leoni (1686 – 8 June 1746), also known as James Leoni, was an Italian architect, born in Venice.

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Giovanni Antonio Pellegrini

Giovanni Antonio Pellegrini (29 April 1675 – 2 November 1741) was one of the leading Venetian history painters of the early 18th century.

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Grand Tour

The term "Grand Tour" refers to the 17th- and 18th-century custom of a traditional trip of Europe undertaken by mainly upper-class young European men of sufficient means and rank (typically accompanied by a chaperon, such as a family member) when they had come of age (about 21 years old).

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Hugh May

Hugh May (1621 – 21 February 1684) was an English architect in the period after the Restoration of King Charles II.

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James Gibbs

James Gibbs (23 December 1682 – 5 August 1754) was one of Britain's most influential architects.

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James Lees-Milne

(George) James Henry Lees-Milne (6 August 1908 – 28 December 1997) was an English writer and expert on country houses, who worked for the National Trust from 1936 to 1973.

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John Carr (architect)

John Carr (1723–1807) was a prolific English architect.

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John Denham (poet)

Sir John Denham FRS (1614 or 1615 – 19 March 1669) was an Anglo-Irish poet and courtier.

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John Madejski

Sir John Robert Madejski, (born Robert John Hurst; 28 April 1941) is an English businessman, with commercial interests spanning property, broadcast media, hotels, restaurants, publishing and football.

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Joshua Reynolds

Sir Joshua Reynolds (16 July 1723 – 23 February 1792) was an English painter, specialising in portraits.

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Learned society

A learned society (also known as a learned academy, scholarly society, or academic association) is an organisation that exists to promote an academic discipline, profession, or a group of related disciplines such as the arts.

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Linnean Society of London

The Linnean Society of London is a society dedicated to the study of, and the dissemination of information concerning, natural history, evolution and taxonomy.

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Mayfair

Mayfair is an affluent area in the West End of London towards the east edge of Hyde Park, in the City of Westminster, between Oxford Street, Regent Street, Piccadilly and Park Lane.

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Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) is the UK Government department for Housing, communities and local government in England.

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National Heritage List for England

The National Heritage List for England (NHLE) is Historic England's official list of buildings, monuments, parks and gardens, wrecks, battlefields, World Heritage Sites and other heritage assets considered worthy of preservation.

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Palace of Westminster

The Palace of Westminster is the meeting place of the House of Commons and the House of Lords, the two houses of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

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Palazzo Porto, Vicenza

Palazzo Porto is a palazzo built by Andrea Palladio in Contrà Porti, Vicenza, Italy.

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Palladian architecture

Palladian architecture is a European style of architecture derived from and inspired by the designs of the Venetian architect Andrea Palladio (1508–1580).

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Piano nobile

The piano nobile (Italian, "noble floor" or "noble level", also sometimes referred to by the corresponding French term, bel étage) is the principal floor of a large house, usually built in one of the styles of Classical Renaissance architecture.

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Piccadilly

Piccadilly is a road in the City of Westminster, London to the south of Mayfair, between Hyde Park Corner in the west and Piccadilly Circus in the east.

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Putto

A putto (plural putti) is a figure in a work of art depicted as a chubby male child, usually naked and sometimes winged.

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Richard Boyle, 1st Earl of Burlington

Richard Boyle, 1st Earl of Burlington, 2nd Earl of Cork (20 October 1612 – 15 January 1698) was an Anglo-Irish nobleman who served as Lord High Treasurer of Ireland and was a Cavalier.

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Richard Boyle, 3rd Earl of Burlington

Richard Boyle, 3rd Earl of Burlington and 4th Earl of Cork, (25 April 1694 – 4 December 1753) was an Anglo-Irish architect and noble often called the "Apollo of the Arts" and the "Architect Earl".

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Richard Norman Shaw

Richard Norman Shaw RA (7 May 1831 – 17 November 1912), sometimes known as Norman Shaw, was a Scottish architect who worked from the 1870s to the 1900s, known for his country houses and for commercial buildings.

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Robert Richardson Banks

Robert Richardson Banks (1812 – 14 December 1872) was a notable English architect of the mid 19th century who worked for many years in partnership with Charles Barry.

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Royal Academy of Arts

The Royal Academy of Arts (RA) is an art institution based in Burlington House on Piccadilly in London.

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Royal Astronomical Society

The Royal Astronomical Society (RAS) is a learned society that began as the Astronomical Society of London in 1820 to support astronomical research (mainly carried on at the time by 'gentleman astronomers' rather than professionals).

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Royal Society

The President, Council and Fellows of the Royal Society of London for Improving Natural Knowledge, commonly known as the Royal Society, is a learned society.

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Royal Society of Chemistry

The Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) is a learned society (professional association) in the United Kingdom with the goal of "advancing the chemical sciences".

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Samuel Ware

Samuel Ware (1781-1860) was a British architect, who worked for the sixth Duke of Devonshire on his properties in England and Ireland.

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Sebastiano Ricci

Sebastiano Ricci (1 August 165915 May 1734) was an Italian painter of the late Baroque school of Venice.

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Society of Antiquaries of London

The Society of Antiquaries of London (SAL) is a learned society "charged by its Royal Charter of 1751 with 'the encouragement, advancement and furtherance of the study and knowledge of the antiquities and history of this and other countries'." It is based at Burlington House, Piccadilly, London (a building owned by the UK government), and is a registered charity.

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Statue of Joshua Reynolds

A statue of Sir Joshua Reynolds stands in the "Annenberg Courtyard" of Burlington House, off Piccadilly in the City of Westminster, London, England.

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Sydney Smirke

Sydney Smirke (1798 – 8 December 1877) was a British architect who was born in London, England, the younger brother of Sir Robert Smirke, also an architect.

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University of London

The University of London (abbreviated as Lond. or more rarely Londin. in post-nominals) is a collegiate and a federal research university located in London, England.

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Venetian window

A Venetian window (alias Palladian, Serlian) is a large tripartite window which is a key element in Palladian architecture.

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William Chambers (architect)

Sir William Chambers (23 February 1723 – 10 March 1796) was a Scottish-Swedish architect, based in London.

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William Kent

William Kent (c. 1685 – 12 April 1748) was an eminent English architect, landscape architect and furniture designer of the early 18th century.

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6 Burlington Gardens

6 Burlington Gardens is a Grade II*-listed building in Mayfair, London.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burlington_House

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