Osborne House, East Cowes, Isle of Wight

Osborne House, East Cowes, Isle of Wight
Photograph taken 2006 © Historic England Archive Photo Library ref: J060201

View from the Upper Terrace looking South towards the Pavilion, Main Wing and Clock Tower. 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)

Tags

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