Somerset House

Strand WC2R
E
Mixed use building

Key Details

Address
Strand, London WC2R 1LA
Local Area
Strand
County
Greater London
Country
England
Completion
1776
Use Classes
E
Website

Overview

Somerset House is a Grade I listed building on Strand in London WC2.

Somerset House is used as an art and cultural centre. Designed by Sir William Chambers.

There were eleven venues available for hire in. 2013:
- Navy Board Rooms
- Portico Rooms
- The Courtauld Gallery
- Seamen's Hall
- Embankment East
- The Edmond J. Safra Fountain Court
- West Wing
- River Terrace
- Terrace Rooms
- Screening Room
- Great Arch Lobby
- Lightwells and Deadhouse

Movies filmed here:
- The Duchess (2008)

Last update: 05.03.2021

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Site & Location

Transport

TUBE
Temple Underground StationCircle, District
BUS
Lancaster Place / Somerset House139, 176

Team

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Year
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Timeline

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