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We will be launching the 2021 programme at 12pm on 11 August 2021

  • Stairwell of No.10
  • British Academy front
  • No.11 Grand Staircase
  • No.10 Staircase
  • Council Room
  • Lecture Hall ceiling
  • Entrance to 10-11 Carlton House Terrace
  • Staircase in number 11
  • Facade of 10-11 Carlton House Terrace
  • Side view of 10-11 carlton house terrace

The British Academy

John Nash

place
10-11 Carlton House Terrace, SW1Y 5AH
info_outline
Toilets, Disabled access

Travel Information

subway
Nearest tube: Charing Cross, Embankment, Piccadilly Circus, st. james's park, Westminster
train
Nearest train: Charing Cross
One of London's finest examples of Georgian architecture, Carlton House Terrace was designed by John Nash and built between 1827 and 1833. It is home to the British Academy, the UK’s national academy for the humanities and social sciences.

Events

Sunday 5th September
Guided and self-guided tours of the British Academy
schedule Time: 12pm to 4pm
Guided tours run every half hour between 12:30 and 15:00, with a maximum of 10 people per tour. Self-guided tours are available between 12:00 and 16:00 (last entrance is at 15:30). Free, no booking required (entrance is on a first come, first served basis). Visitors will be asked to queue outside if the venue is at capacity.

Design

Original design
John Nash, 1827
Refurbishment
Feilden & Mawson, 2010
Type
Institution/profession
Period
Historical/contemporary, Georgian