NOTES: This palace is the only remaining component of the Palace of Whitehall. It was built for James I specifically to provide an appropriate setting for a new and elaborate type of court entertainment, the masque.
NOTES: The Royal Pavilion was built as a seaside retreat for the then Prince Regent (later King George IV). Originally the 'Marine Pavilion', a Neo-Classical building designed by Henry Holland and completed in 1787, it was transformed into this Indian style building by John Nash in 1815-1822. Using new technology, Nash enlarged the building and added the domes and minarets by superimposing a cast iron framework over Holland's pavilion.