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25 Kensington Gore

Restored grand London mansion with roof garden overlooking Kensington Gardens and Hyde Park.

London, SW7 2ET

25 Kensington Gore, London

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Accessibility

There is a lift in the property but a few steps at the front of the house.

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This magnificent historic house stands adjacent to a small plaza dominated by a statue of Lord Napier astride his horse. The property was built by Sir Samuel of Samuel Montague Bank from 1873-75, and employed one of the most famous architects of the time, Samuel Whitfield Daukes.

Tours that are scheduled will be listed below. If none are scheduled yet, please check back later, or find other tours you might enjoy on our tours listing page here.

 

Tickets

TOUR DURATION
1¼ hours

TOUR PRICE
£20.00 per person.

REFRESHMENTS
Tea or coffee with biscuits

RESTRICTIONS
No pets

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Accessibility

There is a lift in the property but a few steps at the front of the house.

Visit the house's website
for the latest information.

Tours of 25 Kensington Gore

At the turn of the century, it housed the head of the Sassoon family. When the Sassoons moved their Bombay headquarters to London, company chairman Albert Sassoon followed his brothers Reuben and Arthur and acquired Kensington Gore, which boasted two white-and-gold Louis XVI drawing rooms. Sassoon furnished the dining room with Jacobean furniture and a tapestry portrait of Queen Victoria. Woodwork in the house was carved and inlaid with ebony and ivory, which had been salvaged from the Prince of Wales’ pavilion at the Paris Exhibition.

The tour includes the ground and first floor of the house. Visitors will see six stunning reception rooms, the dining room and the billiard room.

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