Wellington Museum – Apsley House, the London townhouse of the Dukes of Wellingto…

Wellington Museum - Apsley House, the London townhouse of the Dukes of Wellingto...
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Wellington Museum – Apsley House, the London townhouse of the Dukes of Wellington. Originally built in red brick by Robert Adam 1771-1778 for Lord Apsley, Lord Chancellor. Some Adam interiors survive: the semi-circular Staircase, the Drawing Room & the Portico Room, behind the giant Corinthian portico added by Wellington. The house was given the nickname of Number One, London, since it was the1st house passed by visitors who travelled from the countryside after the toll gates at Knightsbridge.

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