National Gallery London, England

The Classical-style National Gallery was built in 1832-38 by William Wilkins to be the dominant feature of Trafalgar Square and to house the newly purchased Angerstein Collection.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
387277
NHLE ID
1066236
Names
National Gallery
Coordinates
51.5088890° N, 0.1287010° W

Location Map

Map showing the location of National Gallery, London, England. (Note: The address shown in the upper-left panel is sometimes inaccurate.) Click here to view larger.

Aerial View

Aerial view of National Gallery, London, England. (Note: The address shown in the upper-left panel is sometimes inaccurate.) Click here to view larger.

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Timeline

5 Feb 1970
National Gallery designated a Grade I listed building
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Listed Building Data

National Gallery is listed on the National Heritage List for England with the following data. Some information may have become outdated since the date of listing. Text courtesy of Historic England. © Crown Copyright, reprinted under the Open Government License.

List Entry ID
1066236
Grade
I
Name
NATIONAL GALLERY
Location
NATIONAL GALLERY, TRAFALGAR SQUARE WC2
Grid Reference
TQ 29961 80544