Basic Site Details

Name: Buckingham House
City or county: London
Country: England
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Notes: Architectural Transparency built in honour of King George 111's birthday.

Ceiling now destoyed and chimneypiece in the Queen's Presence Chamber, Windsor

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2Decorative object  
Item 2 of 2House  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21762 Build/constructionArchitectural transparency
Item 2 of 21762 Build/constructionCeiling and chimneypiece


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 2Robert AdamArchitectA1762 Architectural transparency
Item 2 of 2Robert AdamArchitectBc. 1762 Ceiling and chimneypiece


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Queen CharlotteClient for Ceiling and chimneypiece


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Adam, Robert & James1773Works in Architecture of Robert and James AdamI  
Item 2 of 2Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition