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Historical building
Location type: Historical building
Location address: United Kingdom, Westminster
Number of texts: 2
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Burlington House is a building on Piccadilly in London. It was originally a private Palladian mansion, and was expanded in the mid-19th century after being purchased by the British government. The main building is at the northern end of the courtyard and houses the Royal Academy, while five learned societies occupy the two wings on the east and west sides of the courtyard and the Piccadilly wing at the southern end. These societies, collectively known as the Courtyard Societies are:

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Burlington House was the ‘‘home’’ of the National Geographic Society since 1874. This building houses the Society’‘s library, which contains more than 300,000 volumes of books and journals

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