Osborne House and formal gardens, East Cowes, Isle of Wight

Osborne House and formal gardens, East Cowes, Isle of Wight
Photograph taken October 1999 © Copyright Historic England Archive ref: nmr 18536/01

Queen Victoria and Prince Albert bought Osborne House as a private retreat and greatly extended it. The present house developed in the Italianate style between 1845-51 and was designed by Prince Albert and Thomas Cubitt. This property is now in the care of English Heritage (2010). Find out more.

Location

Isle of Wight East Cowes

Period

Victorian (1837 - 1901)

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queen victoria royal palace italianate garden aerial view victorian (1837 - 1901) english heritage