Spencer House

Spencer House , St James' Thursday February 28 2013 0:00
© Mark Fiennes/Spencer HouseLtd
Built in 1756-66 for the first Earl Spencer, this is London's finest surviving eighteenth-century town house. Eight meticulously restored state rooms are open to the public, with paintings by Sir Joshua Reynolds, objets d'art and furniture on display. Guided tours leave at regular intervals throughout the day and last around an hour.
Venue name: Spencer House
Address: 27 St James's Place
Opening hours: Sun only 10.30am-5.30pm (last tour 4.45pm). Closed Jan and Aug
Transport: Tube: Green Park