Basic Site Details

Name: Royal Institution of Great Britain
Town, district or village: Mayfair
City or county: London
Country: England
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Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Institute  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 120, Albemarle Street  

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11894 Alteration/conversionInternal alterations and conversion of adjacent property, 20 Albermarle Street, into ancillary accommodation.

People

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 2Thomas WebsterArchitectB1800 Lecture theatre, library and repository - assisted Count Rumford with design. Plans subsequently altered by James Spiller.
Item 2 of 2William FlockhartArchitectA1894 Internal alterations and conversion of adjacent property, 20 Albermarle Street, into ancillary accommodation.

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Rumford, CountClient and also assisted Thomas Webster with design

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Architects Journal23 October 1941  pp269-70

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Drawings Collection