Burlington House, Piccadilly, London: Learned Societies ranges and entrance archway

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RIBApix ref no RIBA16720
Architect/DesignerBanks & Barry
Barry, Charles (1823-1900)
Artist/PhotographerSly, Benjamin
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1873
Image Date1873
ViewExterior
StyleItalianate
MediumPrint
Library ReferencePeriodicals
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes SOURCE: Builder, vol. 31, 1873 Dec. 13, p. 987 NOTES: In 1854 Burlington House was acquired from the government, with the northernmost part of the site being used for a new building for London University. Burlington House itself was altered for the use of the Royal Academy, with several learned societies being housed in new buildings in the Piccadilly forecourt designed by Banks & Barry in 1868-1873.

Subject tags

societies' buildings, educational buildings, gateways