Osborne House

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(Isle of Wight). Soon after their marriage, Victoria and Albert looked around for a private residence, where their growing family could enjoy seaside holidays. In 1845 they purchased the Osborne estate near Cowes. Albert, with the assistance of Thomas Cubitt, builder of Belgravia, designed a large house in the Italian style. It is now open to the public and contains many Victorian memorabilia.

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