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Octagon Room

Octagon Room

Historical Event, Sun 22 Sep 2019, free entry


Open City



Events at this Venue

date event
Fri 12 Jul - Fri 25 Oct Grottofying
Fri 12 Jul - Sun 29 Sep The Overview Effect, Abby and Alice
Wed 18 Sep - Wed 11 Dec Wednesday Art Club: 5–9 years
Wed 18 Sep - Wed 11 Dec Wednesday Art Club: 9–14 years
Thu 19 Sep - Thu 12 Dec Thursday Art Club: 10–15 years
Thu 19 Sep - Thu 12 Dec Thursday Art Club: 5–9 years


Louis Philippe, Duc d'Orleans, lived here between 1815-17. Gibbs' baroque Octagon Room and adjoining gallery/19C stable block are the remaining parts of Orleans House. The Octagon Room was restored in 2018. James Gibbs, 1720

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Event details

Dates Times
Sun 22 Sep 2019 10:00 to 17:00
Heritage Tour 11.30am, 2.30pm
Last entry 4.30pm


Free entry



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Map reference: TQ 168734  Lat: 51.44783 Long: -0.31954

Accessible from the Thames Path and from Richmond Road.
Train: St Margarets Station (slow South West Trains from Waterloo via Richmond). Alternatively, District Line to Richmond and train from there (1 stop).
Bus routes: 33, 490, H22, R68, R70 and 290 alighting at the Crown pub or Lebanon Park.
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Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from St Margarets station


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  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets